William Gladstone AITCHESON

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AITCHESON, William Gladstone

Service Number: 5977
Enlisted: 14 February 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Gladstone, Queensland, Australia, 27 November 1894
Home Town: Proserpine, Whitsunday, Queensland
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 8 October 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Ypres Menin Gate Memorial
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Eton War Memorial, Finch Hatton War Memorial, Homebush & District Honor Board, Mackay Cenotaph, Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Roll, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Proserpine War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

14 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5977, 9th Infantry Battalion
8 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5977, 9th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
8 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5977, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane
24 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5977, 9th Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5977, 9th Infantry Battalion
10 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5977, 9th Infantry Battalion
23 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5977, 9th Infantry Battalion
10 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5977, 9th Infantry Battalion
18 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5977
8 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 5977, 9th Infantry Battalion, Private Aitcheson was Killed in Action, Belgium, France. Panel number 54, on the Roll of Honour of the Australian War Memorial.

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