|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Address||50 Gerald Street, Spearwood, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, J Anderson, 50 Gerald Street, Spearwood, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in Volunteer Cadets; 2 years in the Naval Reserve.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/33/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Transferred to 48th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 3 March 1916.
Transferred to Divisional Artillery, 17 March 1916, taken on strength, 24th Howitzer Battery, and posted to 112th Battery.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 3 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 1 July 1916.
Transferred to 12th Field Artillery Brigade, 25 January 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Wyreema', 13 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 16 July 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ANDERSON William Joseph|