Andrew Richard LARKIN

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LARKIN, Andrew Richard

Service Number: 3867
Enlisted: 30 November 1914, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 1st Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Baulkamaugh North, Victoria, 12 August 1892
Home Town: Casterton, Glenelg, Victoria
Schooling: Katunga State School
Occupation: Railway shunter
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 22 July 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

30 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3867, Liverpool, New South Wales
19 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 3867, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, HMAT Runic, Sydney
19 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 3867, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
14 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 3867, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, ANZAC Gallipoli
15 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 21st Field Artillery Brigade
2 Nov 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 3867, 21st Field Artillery Brigade, Flers/Gueudecourt, GSW (left thigh)
22 Jul 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 3867, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Warneton

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Biography contributed by Alissa Woodhouse

"...3867 Gunner Andrew Richard Larkin, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column (DAC) Australian Field Artillery Brigade (FAB), of Casterton Vic, who enlisted on 30 November 1914 and died of wounds on 22 July 1917, aged 25 years. He was one of four brothers who served in the AIF. Another brother Private Michael Edward Larkin of the 8th Light Horse was killed in action on 7 August 1915." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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