Claude Fredrick WAYLAND

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WAYLAND, Claude Fredrick

Service Number: 2468
Enlisted: 3 March 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brunswick, Victoria, 1894
Home Town: Cheltenham, Bayside, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Milk carter
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 14 December 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hampton RSL Gallipoli Memorial Gardens
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World War 1 Service

3 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2468, Melbourne, Victoria
16 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2468, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Jul 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2468, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
1 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2468, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
14 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2468, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"2468 Private Claude Frederick Wayland, 7th Battalion, of Highett, Victoria. A carter prior to enlistment, he embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, with the 7th Reinforcements aboard HMAT Demosthenes (A64) on 16 July 1915. Pte Wayland was killed in action in Gallipolli on 14 December 1915. He was 22 years of age." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)