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Joseph BETRO

Regimental number843
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
SchoolCatholic School, Broken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMill hand
AddressBeryl Street, North Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lillie Betro, Beryl Street, North Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death26 October 1915
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialWandsworth Cemetery (Aust. 8), London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Lily BETRO. Native of Broken Hill, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother:
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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