The AIF Project


Regimental number873
Place of birthPreston, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPreston, Longridge, Lancashire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J. Willacy, 27 Severn West, Langridge, England
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3627
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia No date of fate entered on Nom
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry both matched
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: John WILLESEY; see 3627 John WILLACY for second period of enlistment

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