Colin Frances HEASLIP

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HEASLIP, Colin Frances

Service Number: 9562
Enlisted: 31 July 1915, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 10th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Kyabram, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Taradale, Mount Alexander, Victoria
Schooling: Taradale and Harcourt Schools, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Orchardist
Died: Killed in Action, Bellicourt, France, 4 October 1918
Cemetery: Bellicourt British Cemetery
Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 7
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Harcourt War Memorial, Taradale State School 614 Roll of Honor, Taradale War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

31 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 9562, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, Melbourne, Vic.
22 Nov 1915: Involvement Gunner, SN 9562, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
22 Nov 1915: Embarked Gunner, SN 9562, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, HMAT Persic, Melbourne
21 Jan 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , Egypt
12 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 24th Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade, Egypt
8 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 9562, 24th Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade, Mouquet Farm
25 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 10th Field Artillery Brigade , France
7 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 9562, 10th Field Artillery Brigade , Battle of Messines
26 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 9562, 10th Field Artillery Brigade , Polygon Wood
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 9562, 10th Field Artillery Brigade , The Battle of Amiens
4 Oct 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 9562, 10th Field Artillery Brigade , "The Last Hundred Days"

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Colin Heaslip is also remembered on the Harcourt School Honour Roll, the Harcourt War Memorial, the Taradale School Honour Roll and the Taradale War Memorial, Vic.