William Peter BETHUNE

Regimental number644
Place of birthCasterton, Victoria
AddressCrouch Street, Mt Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34.3
Height5' 11"
Weight181 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs J Cook, Quorn, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Discharge date28 June 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kenilworth Castle', 12 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit: injury to ankle), Melbourne, 28 June 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 March 1948
SourcesNAA: B2455, BETHUNE William Peter