Herbert George PRISK


PRISK, Herbert George

Service Number: 2192
Enlisted: 5 May 1915, Enlisted at Perth, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Leonora, Leonora, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row I, Grave 10
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Leonora Road Board District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

5 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2192, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Perth, WA
6 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2192, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
6 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2192, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John and Annie Prisk of Leonora, WA. Brother of John A. Prisk, Lillian M. Prisk, Daisy C. Prisk, Alma E. Prisk and Gerturde M. Prisk 

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

Previously refused application to enlist as he was considered too small. Served in the Cadets