Walter Wesley TILBROOK MM

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TILBROOK, Walter Wesley

Service Number: 618
Enlisted: 12 September 1914
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Willowie, Orroroo, South Australia, 19 May 1890
Home Town: Willowie, Mount Remarkable, South Australia
Schooling: Willowie Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 1 April 1918, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Hebuterne Communal Cemetery
Grave Ref, 1 A 2
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Orroroo Morchard Methodist Church Memorial Window, Orroroo Morchard War Memorial, Orroroo War Memorial, Willowie Memorial Hall Stained Glass Window 2, Willowie Schools and District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

12 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 618, 3rd Light Horse Regiment
12 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 618, 3rd Light Horse Regiment
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 618, 3rd Light Horse Regiment
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 618, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Thirty-Six, Newcastle
1 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 16th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement SN 618, 16th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Walter Wesley TILBROOK was born in Willowie, Orroroo, South Australia on 19th May, 1890

His parents were Jabez TILBROOK & Emily MORPETH

His brother Richard Louis Howard TILBROOK (SN 15941) also served in WW1 and returned to Australia in 1919