William Shepherd LAIDLEY MC


LAIDLEY, William Shepherd

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
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: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Merchant
Died: Died of wounds, France, 22 August 1918, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Memorials: Sydney Grammar School WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
10 Aug 1915: Involvement 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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