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Norman Thomas TALBETT

Regimental number354
Place of birthBox Hill, Victoria
SchoolBox Hill State School, Victoria
AddressWilliam Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Talbett, Box Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 29th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Foces.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 26), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Box Hill Cemetery. Parents: Moore and Elizabeth Oliver TALBETT, 52 William Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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