William Shepheard LAIDLEY MC

LAIDLEY, William Shepheard

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 12 July 1915
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 1st Division Artillery
Born: Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia, 3 November 1886
Home Town: Woollahra, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Grammar School
Occupation: Merchant
Died: Died of Wounds, France, 22 August 1918, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France
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Memorials: Sydney Grammar School WW1 Honour Board, Woodburn Lodge 146 Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
10 Aug 1915: Involvement Officer, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
10 Aug 1915: Embarked 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, RMS Persia, Melbourne
19 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 1st Division Artillery
21 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 1st Division Artillery
31 Jan 1919: Honoured Military Cross

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Biography contributed

William Shepheard LAIDLEY was born in Woollahra, Sydney on 3rd November, 1886

His parents were Shepheard Edgecliff LAIDLEY & Ethel Frances MOORE