William John MACFARLANE

MACFARLANE, William John

Service Number: 2810
Enlisted: 12 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Summertown, South Australia, Australia, 23 January 1899
Home Town: Stirling (SA), Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Stirling East School, South Australia, Australia
Occupation: Builder
Died: Shell fire, Gueudecourt-Flers sector, France, 6 February 1917, aged 18 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Aldgate War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Crafers WW1 Memorial, Norton Summit Uraidla Methodist Sunday School Roll of Honor, Summertown Cemetery Memorial Arch Gates, Uraidla & Districts Roll of Honour 2, Uraidla War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2810, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
21 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, 2810, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
21 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, 2810, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Star of England, Adelaide
6 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2810, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), 'The Winter Offensive' - Flers/Gueudecourt winter of 1916/17

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