|Place of birth||Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand|
|Other Names||William James|
|School||Norsewood District School, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand|
|Age on arrival in Australia||29|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Father, O Lund, Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/34/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||55th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||30|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 13), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Ole and Mary LUND, Norsewood, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to, and proceeded to 55th Bn from 5th Training Bn, Zeitoun, 16 February 1916; taken on strength of 55th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 20 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 26 July 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.
Statement, Red Cross File No 1640147, 2654 Sergeant J. JEFFRIES, 55th Bn, 29 January 1917: 'His mate  Geo. Bamford ... saw him killed. His head was blown off by a shell. Bamford also saw Lund's body put on the waggon to be buried. It would be buried at Sailly.'
Second statement, 2565 Pte L.E. BEAVER, 55th Bn (patient, Hrborne House VAD Hospital, Birmingham, England), 28 April 1917: 'He was killed instantaneously, shot thrugh the neck at Fleurbaix on the 20th July 1916. I was wunded a fw days before but [4804 J.H.L.] "Harry Ellis" ... told me he was an eye-witness. Ellis was taking up ammunition from our front line to the enemies (sic) front line trench we had taken when he met "Lund" coming back, who fell dead in front of him, hit by a piece of shell. It ripped the disc off the body. Ellis picked up the disc and this is how he identified his man. He left the body in a shell hole.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Address incorrectly entered on Embarkation roll as Norswood, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LUND William
Red Cross File No 1640147