Rupert Lindsay WILLSHIRE

Regimental number8411
Place of birthWilmington, South Australia
Address8 Fisher Terrace, West Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Robert Charles Willshire, 8 Fisher Terrace, West Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military service12th A F A Brigade
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 September 1917
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 8), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert Charles and the late Amelia WILLSHIRE, Aberdeen, Burra, South Australia