William Frederick James BETTS

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BETTS, William Frederick James

Service Number: 3632
Enlisted: 7 September 1915, Hobart,Tasmania, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Railton, Tasmania, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Railton, Kentish, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, France, 28 April 1917
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kentish Municipality Honour Roll Mural, RailtonM1, Sheffield War Memorial, Tasmanian Government Railways, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

7 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Hobart,Tasmania, Australia
3 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, HMAT SS Kyarra, from Brisbane
5 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3632, 26th Infantry Battalion
5 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3632, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Melbourne
Date unknown: Involvement 26th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

5 November 1916 - Wounded in action, Shell Shock

Medals: British War Medal, Vicctory Medal