Herbert HEYES

HEYES, Herbert

Service Number: 1953
Enlisted: 28 January 1915, Enlisted at Kalgoolie
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rosewood, Queensland, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of illness - Cerebro Spinal Meningitis, 3rd Australian General Hospital, Mudros, Greece, Egypt, 19 December 1915
Cemetery: Portianos Military Cemetery
Plot 111, Row A, Grave 278 Headstone inscription reads: In memory of the dearly loved son of Mr. & Mrs. Heyes, Kalgoolie, Portianos Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Aegean Islands, Greece, Suez War Memorial Cemetery, Suez, Suez Canal, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kalgoorlie Boulder 84th Infantry Goldfields Regiment Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1953, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Kalgoolie
22 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, 1953, 11th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
22 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, 1953, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle
16 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 11th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George and Susan Heyes of 215 McDonald Street, Kalgoolie, WA later of Cottesloe, WA

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