Bunbury – Wellington District Western Australia
PREVIOUS SERVICE- 1 year 25th Light Horse Regiment
19/08/1914- Completed Medical Examination Blackboy Hill WA
9/09/1914- Allotted ” C ” Company 11th Battalion Blackboy Hill as a Private ( Battalion Signaller )
22/11/1914- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Ascanius ” bound for Egypt
16/12/1914- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt ex Australia to Overseas Training Base
2/03/1915- Embarked Alexandria with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli Peninsula
30/04/1915- Wounded in Action Gallipoli ( Compound Fracture Humerus ) then transferred by Hospital Ship for admittance to Bombay Presidency Hospital Alexandria Egypt
19/05/1915- Operation performed to remove fragments from arm
22/05/1915- Reported to be Dangerously Ill
23/05/1915- Died of Wounds Received in Action ( Died from Septicaemia at Bombay Presidency Hospital Alexandria.
SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED
1914/15 Star – Medal No. 2497
British War Medal – No. 3948
Victory Medal – No. 3948
Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 306280
Busselton War Memorial WA
Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 61.
Dudley Maurice ANDERSON was one of a powerful Commitment of 5 Brothers who enlisted for Service in the First World War. His siblings are also honoured on this website:-
Alfred Ernest- 6222- 16th Battalion,
Raymond Charles- 1380- Royal Australian Navy,
Talbot Reginald- 1868- Australian Flying Corps,
Victor Rudolph Busselton- 16401- 3rd Division Signals Company.