Harry OAKES

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OAKES, Harry

Service Number: 191
Enlisted: 31 August 1914, Kensington, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Wimbledon, London, August 1893
Home Town: Glebe, New South Wales
Schooling: Western Church School, Surrey
Occupation: Painter
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

31 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 191, 1st Infantry Battalion, Kensington, New South Wales
18 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 191, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
18 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 191, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Apr 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1st Infantry Battalion
25 Apr 1915: Wounded ANZAC Gallipoli, GSW (left buttock)
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 191, 1st Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
6 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 191, 1st Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Biography

Son of John Henry Oakes and Mary S Oakes of 35 Hamilton Road, Wimbledon, England.