Horace Newton CAILES


CAILES, Horace Newton

Service Number: 817
Enlisted: 10 March 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hawthorn, SA, 15 June 1890
Home Town: Bridgetown, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 29 July 1916, aged 26 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried on Pozieres Battlefield by Reverend W.E. Dexer, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Boyup Brook War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

10 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 817, 28th Infantry Battalion
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 817, 28th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 817, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Albert CAILES and Eliza Jane nee BARRON