William Ernest TRENORDEN

TRENORDEN, William Ernest

Service Number: 1044
Enlisted: 4 January 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Summertown, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Killed in Action, France, 11 April 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Summertown Cemetery Memorial Arch Gates, Uraidla & Districts Roll of Honour 1, Uraidla War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1
23 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1044, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1044, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
11 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1044, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Date unknown: Involvement 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Battle for Pozières

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Father  Francis Trenorden  and  Mother         (nee _______)
lived at

Next of kin (cousins) in service:
3113     Harold Percival Baker
             3rd Light Horse

5389     Harry Hewish
             48th Infantry Battalion - Bullecourt, France
             kia  12/10/1917
             NO known grave
Commemorated at The Ypres (Menin Gates), Villers-Bretonneux, France

31599  Arthur Ernest Saunderson
            2nd Field Artillery Brigade
            Returned 16/6/1919 

SX7174  Captain Ivor Henry Thomas Hele
               became Official War Artist

Described on enlisting as 22 years old; single;

4/1/1915         Enlisted in Adelaide

23/6/1915       Embarked from Outer Harbour, Port Adelaide on board HMAT Borda (A30)
                       Private with the  3rd Light Horse Regiment

Sept 1915       Arrived Heliopolis, Egypt

Nov 1915        contracted typhoid and was returned to England

Dec 1915        transferred to the 16th Battalion and joined them in France


11/4/1917        killed in action at Bullecourt, France   (25 years of age.)


Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  20/11/2014.  Lest we forget.