William Smith ALLISON

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ALLISON, William Smith

Service Number: 1903
Enlisted: 2 February 1915, Northam, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fife Shire, Scotland, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Northam, Northam, Western Australia
Schooling: Pitlessie Cults Public School, Scotland
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 55
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Northam Fallen
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World War 1 Service

2 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Northam, Western Australia
26 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, HMAT A20 Hororata from Fremantle
29 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1903, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1903, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle

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Biography

Arrived in Australia aged 21 years

11 Battalion

Rank - Private

1 July 1915 - Taken on strength 11 Btn

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Robert and Isabella Allison, Pitlessie, Ladybank, Fife, Scotland