|Place of birth||Warragul, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mrs S.J. Tackaberry, Yarragon, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Broadmeadows, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/9/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 858 Pte Nicholas TACKABERRY, 8th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 7 August 1915.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Plaestine
Joined 4th Light Horse Regiment, Gallipoli, 2 October 1915, and posted to A Squadron.
Disembarked Alexandria, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 4 October 1916 (influenza); discharged to duty, 17 October 1916, and rejoined Regiment, Abou Hammad, same day.
Marched in to 4th Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 25 February 1917; marched out to 4th Light Horse Regiment, 8 March 1917, and rejoined unit, Ferry Post, same day.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, El Arish, 17 April 1917 (diarrohoea); discharged to duty, 21 April 1917; rejoined unit, Khan Yunis, 26April 1917.
Appointed Temporary Lance Corporal, 5 May 1918.
Admitted to 66th Casualty Clearing Station, 22 June 1918, and reverted to Private; transferred to 31st General Hospital, Abbassia, 1 July 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin); transferred to Convalescent Depot, Boulac, 18 July 1918 (malaria); discharged to 4th Light Horse Training Regiment, Moasca, 26 July 1918; rejoined unit, 31 July 1918.
Reported sick to hospital, Ludd, 25 August 1918; admitted to 14th Australian Stationary Hospital; transferred to Convalescent Depot, Port Said, 24 September 1918; discharged on 10 days' leave, 1 October 1918.
Attached to Australian Army Postal Corps, 6 November 1918; marched in to 4th Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 11 November 1918; attached for duty to AA Postal Corps, Kantara, 21 November 1918.
Admitted to 26th Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 1 May 1919 (malaria, recurrent); transferred to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 7 May 1919; to Rest Camp, Port Said, 18 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Dunluce Castle', 17 July 1919 (malaria); disembarked Melbourne, 26 August 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 9 December 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, TACKABERRY John|