Horace Robert APPELBEE

APPELBEE, Horace Robert

Service Number: 4747
Enlisted: 23 January 1917, 13th Reinforcements 32nd Infantry Battalion
Last Rank: Signaller
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Kent Town, SA, 23 September 1894
Home Town: North Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Burnside Public School, Burnside SA
Occupation: Stone Polisher
Died: Killed in Action, Vaux, Departement de la Somme, France, 23 June 1918, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneaux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Burnside District Fallen Soldiers' Memorial - Rose Park, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burnside & District - Fallen Soldiers Memorial Trees - Rose Park, Burnside Primary School Memorial Gates, Burnside Public School Roll of Honour, Hazelwood Park (Knightsbridge) War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

23 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4747, 32nd Infantry Battalion, 13th Reinforcements 32nd Infantry Battalion
23 Jun 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 4747, 32nd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Borda embarkation_ship_number: A30 public_note: ''
10 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Signaller, 4747, 32nd Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Son of Horace Charles APPELBEE and Edith nee DODDS

Served in France and Belgium