Richard Allan OCKENDEN

OCKENDEN, Richard Allan

Service Number: 759
Enlisted: 13 November 1914, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Kooringa, South Australia, 22 February 1895
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Natural causes, South Australia, 9 February 1960, aged 64 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Burra District WW1 Honor Roll, Burra Loyal Burra Lodge Court Unity AOF No 3015 WW1 Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

13 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 759, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Oaklands, South Australia
29 Jan 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 759, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Jan 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 759, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Melbourne
22 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 759, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 May 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 759, 3rd Light Horse Regiment

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Biography

Left forearm amputated due to wounds received at Gallipoli