William Walton APPLEBY

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APPLEBY, William Walton

Service Number: 334
Enlisted: 29 February 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion
Born: Westbury, Meander Valley - Tasmania, Australia, 17 April 1887
Home Town: Latrobe, Latrobe, Tasmania
Schooling: East Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, France, 4 December 1916, aged 29 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Latrobe War Memorial, Moriarty Northdown State School Honour Board, Northdown Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

29 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
1 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN 334, 40th Infantry Battalion
1 Jul 1916: Embarked Private, SN 334, 40th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Hobart
4 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, SN 334, 51st Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

William Walton APPLEBY was born in Westbury, Tasmania on 17th April, 1887

His parents were Richard George Vincent APPLEBY & Sarah Ann SWAN who married in Westbury on 15th October, 1884

He married Ethel Elizabeth REID in St Pauls Church, Northdown, Tasmania on 22nd April, 1916