Private Arthur Garnet Wolsley

Service number 1472, 1381
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Caulfield
Death Date 1915-05-09
Death Place Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Gallipoli Peninsula
Also known as Arthur Wolsley
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • First World War, 1914-1918

Private Arthur Garnet Wolsley (1381, 5th Battalion) was a gardener from Caulfield, Victoria. Arthur died on 9 May 1915 as a result of gunshot wounds received to the abdomen during the attack on Krithia. He is buried in the Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Cape Helles, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. Arthur’s mother wrote that he was 16 years 5 months of age. Arthur’s cousin Lieutenant Clifford Edgar Garrard was killed in August 1918 during the advance along the Somme Valley.



Date of enlistment 29 December 1914
Date of embarkation 02 February 1915
Date of death 09 May 1915
Date of fate 09 May 1915