About William Lockhart Bronner Hope
Service number: 3013 Rank: Corporal Unit: 1 Australian Battalion Imperial Camel Corps Service: Australian Army Conflict: 1914-1918 Date of death: 19 April 1917 Cemetery or memorial details: Jerusalem Memorial, Israel War Grave Register notes: HOPE, Cpl. William Lockhart Bronner, 3013. 1st Australian Bn. Imperial Camel Corps. 19th April, 1917. Age 25. Son of William Lockhart Hope and Emma Sophia Hope; husband of Francis Ethel Winifred Hope, of Monival, 3, Park Avenue, Glenhuntly, Victoria, Australia. Native of Port Melbourne, Victoria. Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army The Argus 23rd October 1917 HOPE. - Officially reported killed in action (previously reported missing), whilst bravely bearing an urgent despatch on April 19, at Gaza, Palestine, Corporal William Lockhart Bronner Hope, Imperial Camel Corps, late 6th Battalion, dearly loved husband of Winifred, Glenhuntly, aged 25 years 5 months; on active service since September, 1915. He gave his life for others sleep on beloved and take thy rest; we miss you most who loved you, best some day we will understand. HOPE - killed in action (previously reported missing) at Gaza on April 19th Corporal W L B Hope, dearly loved son in law of Mr and Mrs F Wood and loved brother in law of Dorothy Monivale, Park Avenue, Glenhuntly, late of West Brunswick, So dearly loved, so sadly missed. ID number H06040 Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin Collection Photograph Description PORTRAIT OF 3013 CORPORAL WILLIAM L.B. HOPE, N0. 2 COMPANY IMPERIAL CAMEL CORPS (LATE 6TH BATTALION), KILLED IN ACTION, 1917-04-19. Rank: Corporal Service No: 3013 Battalion: 1st Regiment: Imperial Camel Corps Contingent: Australian Born: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Enlisted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Resident: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Educated: State School, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Died How: Killed in action Date of Death: 19 April 1917 Place of Death: Gaza, Palestine (Syria) Age: 25 Arena: Egypt Comments: Corporal Hope was a Signaller at the time of his death and was bearing urgent messages from capt. A. E. G. Campbell to Lieut.-Col. G. Langley. Family Details: Son of William Lockhart Hope and Emma Sophia Hope;
husband of Francis Ethel Winifred Hope, of Monival, 3, Park Avenue, Glenhuntly, Victoria, Australia.
Cemetery or Memorial: Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine Grave or Memorial Ref: Panel 59 Occupation: Compositor