William MELLOR

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MELLOR, William

Service Number: 1842
Enlisted: 15 January 1915, Geelong, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Derby, England, 2 August 1888
Home Town: Geelong, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Brass Finisher
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 2 August 1915, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 11, Row A, Grave 67 Chaplain W.E. Dexter officiated
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World War 1 Service

15 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Geelong, Victoria
14 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1842, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
14 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1842, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of kin given as his brother W. Mellor of Holbrook, Derbyshire, England

Enlisted at Geelong, Victoria

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

He was apprenticed to the Midland Railways, Englad for over 5 years

Previously served with the Derbyshire Volunteers