Herbert HEMINGWAY

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HEMINGWAY, Herbert

Service Number: 1954
Enlisted: 28 January 1915, Enlisted at Kalgoollie, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Albany, Western Australia, 1894
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: State School, Western Australia
Occupation: Railway Porter
Died: Wounds, At sea on board HS Rewa, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Chaplain G.L. Keelan officiated Panel 34
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1954, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Kalgoollie, WA
22 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1954, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1954, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Alfred Hemingway of 26 Maritana Street, Kalgoolie, WA. Brother of Grosvenor Hemingway who served with the Railway Unit, Section 5 and Reginald Hemingway MC MID who returned to Australia having served with the 11th Battalion

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

Employed by the Government Railways of Western Australia as a Clerk

Also served in the cadets