Eric Brooke CARLIN

CARLIN, Eric Brooke

Service Numbers: 2794, 2794A
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Port Lincoln, South Australia , 25 September 1885
Home Town: Leederville, Vincent, Western Australia
Schooling: Fremantle Boy's School, Western Australia
Occupation: Traveller for machinery
Died: Killed in Action, France, 3 September 1916, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
II A 46, Pozieres British Cemetery Ovillers-La Boisselle, Pozieres, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Fremantle Fallen Sailors & Soldiers Memorial, West Leederville War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

5 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 2794, 11th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
5 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 2794, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle
3 Sep 1916: Involvement Corporal, 2794A, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2794A awm_unit: 51 Battalion awm_rank: Corporal awm_died_date: 1916-09-03

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Biography contributed by LINDA WATSON

Eric was my Grandmother Sarah's Brother.  Gone but not forgotten.  My son researched Eric as a school project in High School a few years ago.

Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of William and Isabella CARLIN