William Walter (Will) PRIDEAUX

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PRIDEAUX, William Walter

Service Number: 7309
Enlisted: 13 November 1916, Charters Towers, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Duaringa, Queensland, 31 May 1897
Home Town: Charters Towers, Charters Towers, Queensland
Schooling: Queenton State School
Occupation: Draper
Died: Killed in Action, France, 20 June 1918, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7309, Charters Towers, Queensland
24 Jan 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7309, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Jan 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7309, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney
20 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7309, 9th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...7309 Private William Walter Prideaux, 9th Battalion, of Rockhampton, Qld. A draper prior to enlistment he embarked from Sydney, NSW with the 24th Reinforcements on board HMAT Ayshire (A33) on 24 January 1917. Pte Prideaux was killed in action 20th June 1918, aged 21. He is buried at the Borre British Cemetery, France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)