William Robert (Will) LOOKER

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LOOKER, William Robert

Service Number: 917
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Ripponlea, Victoria
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Murrumbeena, Victoria, 28 September 1894
Home Town: Murrumbeena, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Malvern Grammar School
Occupation: Station overseer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 27 November 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 917, Ripponlea, Victoria
21 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 917, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne
21 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 917, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 917, 5th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
21 Jun 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 917, 5th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli, Bomb wound (scalp)
3 Nov 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 917, 5th Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt, 2nd occasion - GSW (left arm and right thigh)
27 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 917, 5th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Charles Herdy

Veteran of Gallipoli and Western Front campaigns, wounded in the line at Bapaume on 3 November 1916, and died of his wounds in a Rouen military hospital on 27 November.