William Alfred LOOSEMORE

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LOOSEMORE, William Alfred

Service Number: 676
Enlisted: 15 March 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Inglewood Hill, Queensland, Australia, 28 February 1892
Home Town: Gympie, Queensland
Schooling: One Mile State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Junior assistant electrical engineer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 August 1916, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Gympie & Widgee War Memorial Gates, Postmaster-General's Dept Qld. WWI, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

15 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 676, Brisbane, Queensland
29 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 676, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 676, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 676, 25th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
5 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Company Sergeant Major, SN 676, 25th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...676 Company Sergeant Major William Alfred Loosemore, 25th Battalion, of Inglewood Hill, near Gympie, Queensland. CSM Loosemore was killed in action, aged 24 on 5 August 1916 at Pozieres and has no known grave..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)