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Herbert Horace HOUSTON

Regimental number1059
Place of birthGoroke, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoundary rider
Address57 Barkly Place, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs S.L. Houston, Barkly Place, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date23 October 1914
Place of enlistmentSeymour, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1916
Date of death3 November 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery (Portion Church of England, No. 24051, Section p3), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Returned to Australia as 2/8/16 on Cemetery Details. Parents: Jas and Sarah HOUSTON. Native of Goroke, victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4811 Sergeant Francis Gerald HOUSTON, 57th Bn, died of disease, 8 December 1916; 3177 Pte Clement David HOUSTON, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia (date not recorded); 1503 Pte Raymond HOUSTON, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 October 1915.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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