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Title: Lucian Wetherby
Formatted Name: Wetherby, Lucian Porter
Rank: Private
Service Number: 1976
Place of Birth: Brandon (Canada)
Biographical notes: Wetherby arrived in Port Darwin aboard the SS 'Changsha' on 28 December 1914.
Occupation: Accountant
Age at Enlistment: 28
Place of Enlistment: Townsville (Qld.)
Unit: 15th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1915-08-07
Place of Death: Gallipoli Peninsula (Turkey)
Memorials: Lone Pine Memorial (Turkey)
Service History: Wetherby was part of the 'Taiyuan' contingent which left Darwin on the 4th March 1915 and included Messrs. Neil Boyle; J. T. Johnson; R.W. Stirling; Percy Clifton Reaby; Charles Birfield Dickason; James M. McDonald; G. Classen; Jeremiah Buckley; J. Beattie. Wetherby's Unit embarked from Brisbane on board HMAT A55 'Kyarra' on 16 April 1915. He joined his Battalion on 16 June 1915. Wetherby was killed in the assault on Hill 971 Abdel Rahman Bair.
Related link: Service Record
Nominal Roll
NT Place Names Register : Wetherby Road
Roll of Honour
The Chronicle of the 15th Battalion, A.I.F. by J.E. Lee. Sydney : Mortons, 1927.
History of the 15th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force : war 1914-1918 by Thomas Percival Chataway and Paul Goldenstedt. Swanbourne, W.A. : John Burridge Military Antiques, 198-.
"Shipping" Northern Territory Times and Gazette, Thursday 11 March 1915, p.12.
"News from the trenches" Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 25 November 1915, p.6.
Embarkation Roll - HMAT A55 'Kyarra'
Roll of Honour
Commonwealth War Graves - Lone Pine Memorial - Lucien Porter Wetherby
"Territory Soldiers", Northern Territory TImes and Gazette, 19 May 1921
"Shipping Arrived", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 31 Decmber 1914
"Armistice Day", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 13 November 1925
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
World War, 1914-1918
Northern Territory
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