Tasman Laurence WEBSTER

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WEBSTER, Tasman Laurence

Service Number: 662
Enlisted: 13 September 1914, Pontville, Tasmania
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Bothwell, Tasmania, September 1891
Home Town: Bothwell, Central Highlands, Tasmania
Schooling: Bothwell State School
Occupation: Railway Porter
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 31 May 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bothwell War Memorial, Men of Bothwell Honour Roll, Tasmanian Government Railways
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World War 1 Service

13 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 662, Pontville, Tasmania
21 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 662, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 662, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Thirty-Six, Newcastle
9 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 662, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
31 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 662, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Cheryl Snooks

"...662 Trooper Tasman Laurence Webster, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, of Bothwell, Tas. A railway porter prior to enlisting in September 1914, Tpr Webster embarked from Newcastle with the 1st Reinforcements on board HMAT Thirty Six (A36) on 21 December 1914. He was killed in action at Monash Valley, Gallipoli, on 31 May 1915. Tpr Webster was 24 years of age." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)