William James ALP

ALP, William James

Service Number: WX7753
Enlisted: 10 August 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mount Helena, Western Australia, 10 July 1915
Home Town: Moora, Moora, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer / Storekeeper
Died: Killed in Action, Syria, 6 July 1941, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Beirut War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Moora WW2 Honour Wall
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World War 2 Service

10 Aug 1940: Enlisted Private, WX7753, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
10 Aug 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, WX7753, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion


The details provided are taken from the book "1000 Men at War" the history of the 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion, published 1959, refer to page 96. William was born 10th July 1915, and prior to the war he was a farmer of Moora WA. He served with the 2nd/16th Inf Bn until he was Killed In Action 6th July 1941. Rest In Peace. Lest We Forget.

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