Benjamin Charles WIELAND

WIELAND, Benjamin Charles

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Not yet discovered
Last Unit: Australian Army Chaplains' Department
Born: Emu Flat, Lancefield, Vic., 27 August 1874
Home Town: Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Congregational Clergyman
Died: England, 1949, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

29 Dec 1916: Involvement Australian Army Chaplains' Department, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '1' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Persic embarkation_ship_number: A34 public_note: ''
29 Dec 1916: Embarked Australian Army Chaplains' Department, HMAT Persic, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Discharged in London 17 September 1917 at own request

By the recent death in England of the Rev. B. C. Wieland, Congregationalists in this State are conscious of the severance of an important link in the story of their early home mission work. Though it is 34 years since Mr. Wieland left Western Australia he is remembered with honour and affection by those who were associated with him in the early years of this century. He did most of his visiting throughout the wheatbelt by cycling over rough tracks and long distances. As the work developed he procured a motor cycle. He has left a permanent memorial in his work in many outback areas.

The West Australian Saturday 18 June 1949 page 25