William Arthur BAUER

William Arthur Bauer Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Clermont
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Bank Clerk
Enlisted
31-July-1916
Place
Toowoomba
Age
20
Status
Single
Service No
593
Rank
Private
Unit
7th Machine Gun Company, 10th Reinforcements
Embarked
17-January-1917
Place
Melbourne
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of wounds
Date
20 September 1917
Place
Ypres, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial, Toowoomba Grammar School Roll of Honour and St Luke’s Anglican Church Toowoomba Honour Board.

Brother of 590 Private Charles Roy Bauer.

 

William Bauer arrived in France in May 1917. In Belgium on 20 September he was severely wounded in his thigh and chest by artillery fire at Ypres. He died of his wounds at the 3rd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station the same day. He was just 21.

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