LEST WE FORGET

Air Mechanic William Henry LORD

Service No: 23
Born: Fitzroy VIC, Date unavailable
Enlisted in the Army: 29 March 1915
Unit: Mesopotamia Half Flight, Australian Flying Corps
Died: Prisoner of War, Iraq, 13 July 1916, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Baghdad, Iraq
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William John and Deliah Lord; husband of Annie Moya Lord, of 23 Wordsworth Street, St. Kilda, Victoria. Born at Fitzroy, Victoria
Place of Association: Footscray VIC
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Air Mechanic Lord was taken prisoner on 29 April 1916 following the surrender of British and Indian forces at Kut, Iraq.  He was reported to have died at Adana, Turkey, on 13 July 1916.  The cause of his death is not recorded.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, LORD WILLIAM HENRY

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