Michael Edward (Ed) LARKIN

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LARKIN, Michael Edward

Service Number: 762
Enlisted: 1 December 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Mitcham, Victoria, 4 April 1888
Home Town: Casterton, Glenelg, Victoria
Schooling: Mitcham State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915, aged 27 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Casterton War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Meeniyan Cenotaph, Merino War Memorial, Numurkah Town Hall Shire of Numurkah Roll of Honor, Numurkah and District War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 762, Melbourne, Victoria
8 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 762, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 762, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Pera, Melbourne
27 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 762, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 762, 8th Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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