Badge Number: S33112, Sub Branch: Mitcham

SEYMOUR, William

Service Number: 2018
Enlisted: 20 January 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Carnagh, Castleblayney, Ireland, 1888
Home Town: Walcha, Walcha, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 21 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 39 No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Baulkham Hills William Thompson Masonic School War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Sydney United Grand Lodge Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

20 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2018, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, New South Wales
13 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, 2018, 13th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '11' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Kyarra embarkation_ship_number: A55 public_note: ''
13 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, 2018, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Sydney
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, 2018, 48th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 20 Years

Son f Robert John and Margaret Seymour of Carnagh, Castleblayney, Ireland

Eye witnesses stated that William was shot through the head by a sniper

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