William Alfred GULLY

Regimental number1364
Date of birth30 August 1895
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolGilles Street State School, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs R Gully, Main Street, Eastwood, South Australia
Enlistment date8 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, GRave No. 20), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: robert GULLY, and Ruth Walpole (formerly GULLY), Main Avenue, Frewville, South Australia
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli (contracted illness; invalided to Heliopolis; recovered; returned to duty); France (wounded, August 1916; invalided to 24th General Hospital; recovered; returned to duty).