488 Private William John Kembrey

Posted on 15 April 2021
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Born: 1879, South Wales, UK

Appointed to the Weston Volunteer Brigade 1st August 1913. Resigned for “ Active Service " 31st December 1915.

Enlisted: 18th December 1915, "B" Company, 36th Battalion, Australian Infantry. Embarked Sydney A72 HMAT Beltana 13th May 1916. Wounded in Action, Belgium, 1st February 1917. Rejoined Battalion 26th February 1917.

Killed in Action in the vicinity of Messines, 21st July 1917. Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium

British War Medal
Victory Medal