William Lewis EVERITT


EVERITT, William Lewis

Service Number: 7235
Enlisted: 8 December 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Carrathool, New South Wales, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Darlington Point, Murrumbidgee Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, France, 27 April 1918
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 19
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Dec 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7235, 2nd Infantry Battalion
10 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 7235, 2nd Infantry Battalion
10 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, SN 7235, 2nd Infantry Battalion, RMS Osterley, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

William Everitt died when a shell stuck a tree near his dugout at about 2am in the morning. He was asleep at the time when struck by a piece of the defected shell. The dugoout was located near Caestre in Northern France. He was an only son and well known in the Darlington Point area.