William Roy PUGSLEY

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PUGSLEY, William Roy

Service Number: 1791
Enlisted: 7 June 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Lithgow, New South Wales, 3 February 1897
Home Town: Parkes, Parkes, New South Wales
Schooling: Parkes Public School and Forbes High School
Occupation: Law clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 22 August 1915, aged 18 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Parkes & District Cenotaph, Parkes Remembrance Walk
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World War 1 Service

7 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1791, Liverpool, New South Wales
19 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1791, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1791, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kanowna, Sydney
16 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1791, 18th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"Another Parkes boy, Roy Pugsley, was reported "missing" a little while, ago, and no further tidings have since been received of him." - from the Forbes Advocate 17 Dec 1915 (nla.gov.au)