William John CARNOCHAN

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CARNOCHAN, William John

Service Number: 4776
Enlisted: 30 April 1915, Bendigo, Vic.
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 21st Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Stutton Grange, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Sutton Grange, Mount Alexander, Victoria
Schooling: Sutton Grange State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 14 November 1916
Cemetery: Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval
Plot XII, Row F, Grave No. 5
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World War 1 Service

30 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 4776, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, Bendigo, Vic.
10 Aug 1915: Involvement Gunner, SN 4776, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
10 Aug 1915: Embarked Gunner, SN 4776, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, RMS Persia, Melbourne
13 Oct 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , Gallipoli
15 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 21st Field Artillery Brigade, France
23 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 4776, 21st Field Artillery Brigade, Battle for Pozières
14 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 4776, 21st Field Artillery Brigade, Mouquet Farm
14 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 4776, 21st Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

William John Carnochan is also remembered on the Sutton Grange War Memorial, Sutton Grange School Honour Roll and the Sutton Grange Uniting Church Plaque, Vic.