Lance Sergeant Herbert Glenmore Atfield

Commemorated at:

Given name: 
Herbert Glenmore
Last name: 
Atfield
Service number: 
2551

Additional information:

Gender: 
Male
Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Unit: 
18th Battalion
Service: 
AIF
Conflicts: 
World War 1
Campaign: 
Villers Bretonneux
Fate: 
Killed in Action - 3rd May 1917
Veteran Notes/Bio: 

Herbert Glenmore Atfield joined the AIF and served as a Lance Sergeant in the 18th Australian Infantry Battalion. Atfield lived in Stephen Street, Pennant Hills and worked as a grocer prior to enlisting on 4 August 1915, Sergeant Atfield embarked for overseas service aboard on HMAT Euripides (A14) on 2 November 1915. He was reported shot through the head while advancing through “No Man’s Land” and was reported killed in action in The Second Battle of Bullecourt, France on 3 May 1917, aged 24 years old. Herbert now lies in the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.

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