Lancelot Reginald ALDERSON

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ALDERSON, Lancelot Reginald

Service Number: 1119
Enlisted: 16 September 1914, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Strathalbyn, South Australia, 3 November 1895
Home Town: Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Schooling: Solomontown Model School
Occupation: Cabinetmaker
Died: Killed in Action, Bloody Angle, Gallipoli, 2 May 1915, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
No known grave - Memorialised at West Terrace General Cemetery, ref: Sturt, Path 5s Site 33
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, National War Memorial (South Australia), Port Pirie Gates WW 1*
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World War 1 Service

16 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1119, Adelaide, South Australia
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1119, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1119, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1119, 16th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
2 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1119, 16th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli

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Biography

Son of William Henry and Annie Alderson, of 29, Leah St., Forestville, South Australia. Native of Strathbly