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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