William Leslie SHILLABEER

SHILLABEER, William Leslie

Service Numbers: 295, 295B
Enlisted: 1 March 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Appila Yarrowie, 27 September 1884
Home Town: Caltowie, Northern Areas, South Australia
Schooling: Murray Town State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 22 March 1918, aged 33 years
Cemetery: Kandahar Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Section II, Row H, Grave 20
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Caltowie Cemetery Methodist Church WW1 Memorial, Caltowie District WW1 Roll of Honour, Caltowie Soldiers Memorial Hall, Gladstone Town and District WW1 Honour Roll, Huddleston & Narridy Roll of Honour, Jamestown Caltowie Honour Roll, Port Germein War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1916: Enlisted
4 May 1916: Embarked Private, 295, 8th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
4 May 1916: Involvement Private, 295, 8th Machine Gun Company
22 Mar 1918: Involvement Private, 295B, 5th Machine Gun Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 295, 5th Machine Gun Company
Date unknown: Wounded 295, 8th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

William Leslie SHILLABEER was born at Appila, Yarrowie, South Australia on 27th September, 1884

His parents were Robert Smyth SHILLABEER & Margaret McNEIL