William Fleming ANDERSON

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ANDERSON, William Fleming

Service Number: 101
Enlisted: 2 October 1914, Guildford, Western Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: St Kilda, Victoria, 1881
Home Town: Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Schooling: Brighton Road State School, St Kilda
Occupation: Store assistant
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
No known grave - Panel 10
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

2 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 101, Guildford, Western Australia
8 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 101, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Fremantle
8 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 101, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 101, 10th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 101, 10th Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Jacquie Liddiard

"...101 Trooper William Fleming Anderson, 10th Light Horse Regiment from Victoria Park, Western Australia. A 33 year old store assistant prior to enlisting on 5 October 1914, he embarked for overseas with A Squadron from Fremantle, Western Australia on 8 February 1915 aboard HMAT Mashobra. While serving at Gallipoli, he was killed in action on 7 August 1915. Trooper Anderson is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial at Gallipoli, Turkey with others who have no known grave." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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