William Pickard WASLIN


WASLIN, William Pickard

Service Number: 965
Enlisted: 19 January 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Selby, England, 8 September 1893
Home Town: Liverpool, Fairfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Council School, England
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli , 13 November 1915, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row D, Grave 4 Rev. Father Mullins officiated Headstone inscription reads: Until we meet again
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Wagga Wagga Cenotaph, Wagga Wagga Victory Memorial Arch
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World War 1 Service

19 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 965, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
21 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 965, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 965, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Kabinga, Newcastle
2 Oct 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Trooper, 7th Light Horse Regiment, In the field
12 Nov 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 965, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 18 years

Son of George and Ann Waslin of Manor Farm, Rawcliffe, Yorkshire, England formerly of West Bank, Fish Lake, Doncaster, England

Brother of Thomas Waslin who returned to Australia on 27 June 1919 having served with the 7th Light Horse Regiment and Andrew Waslin who was discharged in England on 27 October 1919 having served with the 14th Light Horse Regiment

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

Biography contributed by Evan Evans

From Shayne Cunningham
BROTHER: James Edward WASLIN, #82114, 1st Troop Squad, 2nd Reserve Cavalry - British Army