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Number Trooper 311

Battalion 8th Light Horse

Place of Birth Coburg

Next of Kin His mother. Mrs. A Cakebread
1 Gordon St Elsternwick

Date and place of enlistment Broadmeadows 10/2/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 19 years 9 months.
5'6", 9 stone 8 pounds, hazel eyes and brown hair

Religion Church of England

Occupation Boundary rider

Date and place of death

He was killed on 7/8/1915 at the attack on the Nek, Gallipoli

Location of grave or memorial

He is remembered on the Lone Pine Memorial

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He was a boundary rider who worked in the area

Military History

He attended Elsternwick State School
10/2/15 He enlisted in Broadmeadows
25/2/15 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Star of Victoria
16/5/1915 He embarked for Gallipoli from Alexandria
7/8/15 He is killed in the action at The Nek
His medals were given to his mother in 1920s
His effects consisted of a wallet, letters, spurs, Egyptian wall hanging, testament, handkerchief
Mrs. Ada Cakebread was granted a pension of 26 pounds per annum



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