William Fleming ANDERSON

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, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, East Victoria Park Memorial Wall, Kings Park 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Victoria Park War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 101, Guildford, Western Australia
8 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 101, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Mashobra embarkation_ship_number: A47 public_note: ''
8 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 101, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Fremantle
16 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 101, 10th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 101, 10th Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 101 awm_unit: 10 Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1915-08-07

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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)