Herbert William (Bert) HOMER MM

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HOMER, Herbert William

Service Number: 3509
Enlisted: 22 February 1915
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kington,Herefordshire, England, 1894
Home Town: Indooroopilly, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Lady Hawkins Grammar School, Kington, Herefordshire.
Occupation: Clerk-Queensland Railways
Died: Died of wounds, Wandsworth, South London,United Kingdom, 1 June 1917
Cemetery: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Pirbright, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Grave XI. E. 8. INSCRIPTION IN MEMORY OF DEAR BERT BELOVED SON OF MR. & MRS. HOMER OF KINGTON
Memorials: Indooroopilly War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3509, 7th Field Ambulance
24 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3509, 7th Field Ambulance
24 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3509, 7th Field Ambulance, HMAT Ascanius, Brisbane
20 Oct 1916: Honoured Military Medal
1 Jun 1917: Involvement Second Lieutenant, 26th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was one of four brothers who served with the AIF.

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 23 and the son of Benjamin George and Elizabeth Sarah Homer, of Station Rd., Indooroopilly, Queensland.

Births Mar 1894   Homer Herbert William  Kington 6a 542

His brother Harry Raymond also fell. They are honoured on the Kington, Herefordshire parish war memorial.His other brothers also served in the AIF.

Alfred Charles, Ernest Thomas and Lauderdale George.

Births Dec 1898   Homer Alfred Charles Kington 6a 511

Births Sep 1896   Homer Ernest Thomas Kington 6a 523

Births Mar 1893   Homer Landerdale George Kington 6a 536

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