William CAWLEY

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CAWLEY, William

Service Number: 287
Enlisted: 13 April 1915, Enlisted at Lismore, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 1891
Home Town: Lismore, Lismore Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: St Carthage Convent Catholic School, Lismore, New South Wales
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness (Pneumonia), At sea (HS Glenart Castle), 2 December 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Panel 67
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lismore & District Memorial Honour Roll, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

13 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 287, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Lismore, NSW
24 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 287, 26th Infantry Battalion
24 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 287, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Brisbane
25 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 287, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John William and Rhoda L. Cawley of Ballina Street, Lismore, NSW. Brother of K. Cawley

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal