Herbert UPSON

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UPSON, Herbert

Service Number: 958
Enlisted: 9 October 1914, Lismore, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Holborn, London, England, 4 April 1891
Home Town: Federal, Byron Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Glemsford School, Suffolk
Occupation: Dairy farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Malta, 5 July 1915, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Grave B. I. 2. INSCRIPTION GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 958, 15th Infantry Battalion, Lismore, New South Wales
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 958, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 958, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
5 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 958, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 25 and the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Upson, of Snowden Fen, Halstead, Essex, England.

 

Births Jun 1891   Upson Herbert Holborn 1b 691