Wemyss Benjamin SPEECHLEY

Regimental number3387
Place of birthPetersham, New South Wales
SchoolPetersham Public School, New South Wales
AddressBeecroft, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss Alice Marie Speechley, Bank Street, Molong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death18.2
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialCote 80 French National Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma SPEECHLEY. Native of Haberfield, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal