William Henry LAILEY


LAILEY, William Henry

Service Number: 33
Enlisted: 5 October 1914, Claremont, Western Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Shinfield, England, 1890
Home Town: Bridgetown, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Western Australia
Schooling: School Green, Shinfield, England
Occupation: Carpenter/Farm labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Grave Special Memorial B, 1. INSCRIPTION THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT , Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bridgetown War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

5 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 33, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Claremont, Western Australia
8 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 33, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 33, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Fremantle
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 33, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Dec 1890   Lailey William Henry Wokingham 2c 355
He was 25 and had been a resident of School Green, Shinfield.

He is remembered on the Shinfield War Memorial which stands at the edge of a small car park on Shinfield green.