Matthew Randall WASLEY

Regimental number262
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolScotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingLaw student
OccupationLaw student
Address26 Yarra Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Wasley, 26 Yarra Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets for 4 years.
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name6th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Row K, Grave 16), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Matthew and Rebecca WASLEY
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked from Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli), 5 April 1915.

Originally buried in an isolated grave, Pine Ridge, 3/4 mile SE of Anzac Cove.

Fate - 'killed in action' - confirmed by a Court of Inquiry, Erquingham, 24 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal