William BURY

Birthplace
England
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Boilermaker
Enlisted
21-August-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
31
Status
Married
Service No
4095
Rank
Private
Unit
25th Battalion, 10th Reinforcements
Embarked
28-March-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of wounds
Date
22 August 1916
Place
Lord Derby Hospital, Warrington, England
Cemetery or Memorial
Bolton (Tonge) Cemetery, England
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial, Toowoomba Railway Honour Board and P.A.F.S.O.A. Beaconsfield Lodge Honour Board.

 

William Bury arrived in France in June 1916. He was wounded in the left hip and foot on 5 August at Pozieres. He was taken to the 44th Casualty Clearing Station at Puchevillers then admitted to the No 1 Stationery Hospital at Rouen. After eight days he was transferred to the Lord Derby War Hospital at Warrington where he died a few days later from a pulmonary embolism.

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