Herbert George OATS

OATS, Herbert George

Service Number: 431
Enlisted: 28 September 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Chiltern, Victoria, Australia, 1886
Home Town: Chiltern, Indigo, Victoria
Schooling: Chiltern State School, Chiltern, Victoria
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 30 June 1915
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Row E, Grave 8 Rev. E. Merrington officiated, Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Chiltern War Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

28 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 431, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
29 Sep 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 431, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 431, 8th Light Horse Regiment, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '2' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Star of Victoria embarkation_ship_number: A16 public_note: ''
30 Jun 1915: Involvement Trooper, 431, 8th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 431 awm_unit: 8th Australian Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1915-06-30

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Richard Oats and Mary Ann Oats nee Pearce of 444 George Street, Fitzroy, Victoria formerly of Chiltern, Victoria, Brother of Eleanor Victoria Oats, Stanley Thomas Oats, Richard Henry Oats, Lily Oats, Colin Sydney Oats and Emily Oats

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal