Wolfred Henry ANSPACH

ANSPACH, Wolfred Henry

Service Number: 225
Enlisted: 14 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Thebarton, South Australia, 26 April 1894
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Alma Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 3 July 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broken Hill Barrier District Roll of Honour, Broken Hill War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

14 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 225, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 225, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '18' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Afric embarkation_ship_number: A19 public_note: ''
9 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 225, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
3 Jul 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 225, 43rd Infantry Battalion

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Wolfred Henry ANSPACH was born in New Thebarton, South Australia on 26th April, 1894

His parents were Wolfred ANSPACH and Sarah Lucy BOSWORTH

He enlisted on 14th Jan, 1916 with the 43rd Battalion - Unit embarked from Adelaide on HMAT Afric on 9th June 1916

He was killed in action on 3rd July, 1917 in France - no known grave. Wolfred is listed on the Australian War memorial and also on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in Belgium


Private W. Anspaeh was killed in action on July 3. Prior to enlisting he was employed at the Central mine, Broken Hill. He was 23 years of age and possessed a bright and genial disposition, which won for him many friends." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 09 Aug 1917 (nla.gov.au)




ANSPACH - Pte W H Anspach -43rd Battalion, Killed in Action on 3rd July 1917

T'was somewhere in France - with his comrades true

He died neath the old flag - fighting for home & me & you

Inserted by his loving parents, sisters & brothers

The Register Adelaide 3rd July 1928