|Unit||45th Australian Infantry Battalion|
|Service||Australian Imperial Force|
|Conflict/Operation||First World War, 1914-1918|
|Conflict Eligibility Date||First World War, 1914-1921|
|Date of Death||17 April 1918|
|Place of Death||Folkestone, Kent, England, United Kingdom|
|Cause of Death||Suicide|
|Place of Association||Balgownie, New South Wales, Australia|
|Cemetery or Memorial Details||Shorncliffe Military Cemetery, Shorncliffe, Kent, England, United Kingdom|
|Source||AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army|
Roll of Honour William Burns Gemmell
Location on the Roll of Honour
William Burns Gemmell's name is located at panel 139 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).
Personal Service Records
For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .
The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.
Roll of Honour name projection
William Burns Gemmell's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:
- Wed 17 August 2022 at 2:48am
- Tue 29 November 2022 at 10:35pm
These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.