STAPLETON, William Walter

Service Number –   161.

Rank –   Private.

Unit / Division –   28th  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   8  February  1915.

Address on Enlistment –   Merredin,  W. A.

Occupation on Enlistment –   Locomotive  Fireman.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Father-  Stephen  Stapleton,  Mother-  Mary  Stapleton,  both  of  Spencer  Street,  Bunbury,  W. A.

 

Religion –   Church  of  England.

Embarkation Details –   From  Fremantle  on  29  June  1915  on  HMAT  A11  “  Ascanius  “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   26  March  1917.

Place –   Lagnicourt,  Bullecourt  Battle,  France.

Age at Death –   21.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Queant  Road  Cemetery,  Buissy,  Pas  De  Calais,  France  (  Special  Memorial  D5  ).  (  Believed  to  be  buried  at  this  site  ).

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –   114.

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