|Place of birth||Hobart, Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||15 King Street, North Hobart, Tasmania|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, William S Willing, 15 King Street, North Hobart, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Served for 2.5 years in the Senior Cadets ('Been away for 2 years.')|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||6th Field Company Engineers|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/25/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Field Company Engineers|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William Samuel and Amelia Caroline WILLING|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Ismailia, 5 January 1916 (enteritis); transferred to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 6 January 1916; discharged to Overseas Base, Ghezireh, 11 January 1916.
Admitetd to 8th Field Ambulance, and transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Ferry Post, 24 January 1916 (pediculi corpons); date of discharge not recorded.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 27 March 1916.
Admitted to 6th Field Ambulance, and transferred to 8th Casualty Clearing Station, 23 April 1916 (crushed by pontoon while unloading it from a wagon at Erquingham: two ribs and arm broken; soldier not to blame); transferred to England, 14 May 1916, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 15 May 1916; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 31 May 1916; discharged to Training Depot, 5 June 1916.
Marched in to No 7 Camp, Perham Downs, from No 1 command Depot, 21 December 1916.
Transferred to 17th Field Company Engineers, 4 June 1917.
Found guilty, 11 July 1917, of being absent without leave, 8-10 July 1917: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited a total of 10 days' pay.
Admiotted to Military hospital, tidworth, 29 July 1917 (appendicitis); discharged to Training Depot, 11 September 1917.
Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, 17 September 1917, and classified B.1.A.
Marched in to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 18 September 1917.
Marched in to Engineers Training Depot, Brightlingsea, 27 September 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 March 1918; taken on strength, 6th Field Company Engineers, 24 March 1918.
Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 1 February 1919 (ague), and transferred to 20th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 19, 2 February 1919, and admitted to 25th General Hospital, 6 February 1919; to England, 18 February 1919, and admitted to Fulham Military Hospital (eczema); discharged on furlough, 27 February 1919, to report to No 1 Command Depot, 13 March 1919.
Admitted to No 2 Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 24 May 1919 (influenza); discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 6 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orontes', 15 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 28 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit: disordered micturation and debility), Hobart, 2 November 1919.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||39|
|Place of burial||Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WILLING Raymond|