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LARKIN, Michael Edward (Ed)


Trooper 694 then 762

8th Light horse

Numurkah, Victoria

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

Casterton 1/12/1914

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

Roman Catholic


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

His name is on the Memorial at Lone Pine Gallipoli.

His family resided in the Shire in Tarwin Lower, Victoria

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


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