His name was Bertram William.
We was married to Lucy Anne.
He was a Bricklayer.
He enlisted on 25th September 1916.
Rank on enlistment: Private.
Unit name: 32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement.
He embarked on board HMAT A19 Africon, on the 7th November 1916, from Adelaide.
He was 27.
He was my Great-Grandfather.
And thankfully on the 18th of January, 1919, he came home.
So many didn’t.
Today, we remember them all.
As Lauren said so perfectly in her recent post… Thank you will never be enough.
Lest we forget.
Watch the Spirit of The Anzacs: Official Music Video here
www.awm.gov.au – holds details of approximately 330,000 AIF personnel, recorded as they embarked from Australia for overseas service during the First World War.