|Place of birth||Fordell, Scotland|
|Age on arrival in Australia||38|
|Age at embarkation||42|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs M. Love, 321 View Street, Bendigo, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Instructional Staff;previously served for 21 years in the 2nd Bn, Black Watch, Royal Highland Regiment.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Company Sergeant Major Warrant Officer Class 2|
|Unit name||24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Warrant Officer Class 2|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||24th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Family/military connections||Cousin: 3277 Driver Colin Douglas Grant LOVE MM, 2nd Mechanical Transport Company, Australian Army Service Corps, killed in action, 18 August 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 21 November 1917; disembarked Suez, 15 December 1917; embarked Alexandria, 8 January 1918; disembarked Taranto, Italy, 13 January 1918; disembarked Southampton, England, 24 January 1918, and marched into 6th Training Bn, Fovant, and enlisted with substantial rank of Company Sergeant Major (previously Permanent Staff Sergeant Major, Instructional Staff, Australia), allotted letter 'A' to Regimental Number owing to duplication.
Proceeded overseas to France, 7 April 1918; marched into Base Depot, Havre, 8 April 1918; proceeded to join unit, 15 April 1918.
Taken on strength, in the field, 15 April 1918.
Killed in action, France, 21 August 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LOVE William|