Light left burning was never to guide him home

By Justine Doherty
Updated June 22 2016 - 5:53am, first published 4:30am
Will as a child with his older sister Hazel and mother Henrietta. There were two younger siblings in this photo as well.

WILLIAM Henry Christian Rose was in the 55th Battalion, a back-up unit after the initial onslaught of the Battle of Fromelles on July 19, 1916, now known as the worst 24 hours in Australian military history.

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