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Number Trooper 694 then 762

Battalion 8th Light horse

Place of Birth Numurkah

Next of Kin His father, Michael Larkin of Henty then of
Ocean Grove Tarwin Meadows, Tarwin Lower.

Date and place of enlistment Casterton 1/12/1914

Physical details on enlistment Age 25 years 7 months, 5'8",
160 pounds, light blue eyes and curly brown hair

Religion Roman Catholic

Occupation Labourer

Date and place of death

He was killed in action at Walker's Ridge Gallipoli on 7/8/1915 during the attack on the Nek.

Location of grave or memorial

His name is on the Memorial at Lone Pine Gallipoli.

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

His family resided in the Shire in Tarwin Lower

Military History

He is on the Meeniyan Honour Roll
He attended Mitcham State School
1/12/14 He enlisted in Casterton
8/2/15 He was in the 3rd reinforcement of the 8th Light Horse
3/2/15 He signed his form in Broadmeadows
He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Pera
Mrs. Larkin address is Ocean Grove,Tarwin Meadows, Tarwin Lower, South Gippsland
7/8/15 He was killed in action at Gallipoli
24/9/15 The report of his death signed in Alexandria
His mother Catherine Ann Larkin P O Leongatha. She received a pension of 20/- per fortnight from 4/9/17


LARKIN, Michael Edward (Ed)

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