William Edward WITHERS

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WITHERS, William Edward

Service Number: 288
Enlisted: 3 February 1915, Enlisted at Ararat, Victorai
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: RockyPoint, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Ararat, Ararat, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness (Pneumonia), Greece, 15 September 1915
Cemetery: East Mudros Military Cemetery
Plot 11, Row O, Grave 258 Rev. Cole Hamilton officiated Headstone inscription reads: In the memory of the dear son of Mr. & Mrs. Withers Ararat, Australia, East Mudros Military Cemetery, Mudros, Lemnos, Aegean Islands, Greece
Memorials: Ararat Shire of Ararat WWI Roll of Honor, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 288, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Ararat, Victorai
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 288, 22nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 288, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of David Henry and Alice Wither of Ararat, Victoria later of Burlington Street, Oakleigh, Victoria

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

Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of David Henry and Alice Wither of Ararat, Victoria later of Burlington Street, Oakleigh, Victoria

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