10th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
Date Of Birth:
25/04/1915 (Killed in Action)
William Munro was eldest and only surviving son of Alexander and Margaret Munro. William Henry Munro was born on 1st October 1883 in Magherafelt. His father was a tailor. William Munro emigrated to Australia around 1908.Prior to enlisting, he was living at 580 Argent Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales. He was employed as a stockman. William Munro enlisted on 28th August 1914. On 1st September he was promoted to Corporal. He was promoted again before leaving Australia. Sergeant William Henry Munro was serving with the 10th Battalion of the Australian Infantry when he was killed in action at Dardanelles, Gallipoli Peninsula on 25th April 1915.
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. At 9.8 kms you will find the cemetery on the left hand side of the coast road. Beach cemetery is situated on what was known as Hell Spit, at the Southern point of Anzac Cove. The graves lie between the Kelia - Suvla Road and the beach.