|Place of birth||Laen East, Donald, Victoria|
|School||Laen East State School, Donald, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Father, Charles Rowe Basset, Donald, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 6, Brigade Ammunition Column|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/34/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Second given name entered on Nominal Roll as Walter.|
|Age at death from cemetery records||29|
|Place of burial||Dickebusch New Military Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row G, Grave No 3), Dickebusch, Flanders, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Charles Rowe BASSET and Jane BASSET, Wood Street, Donald, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 22 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 21 December 1915, and proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli.
Transferred to 21st Battery, Ismailia, 10 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 March 1916.
Transferred to 22nd Field Artillery Brigade, 13 May 1916.
Transferred to 14th Battery, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, 27 January 1917.
Killed in action, 9 August 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||First given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Norris.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BASSET Maurice Walker|