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Regimental number856
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
AddressDonald, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 8.5"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinW.R. Pope, Donald, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 November 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (II. G. 8. ), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Reported to unit, Gallipoli, 4 June 1915; wouned in action, 7 August 1915; died of wounds, 8 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAILES Alfred

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