Alec Bertram DEAKIN

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DEAKIN, Alec Bertram

Service Number: 79
Enlisted: 6 November 1914, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ripley, Derby, Derbyshire, England, 1895
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 18 August 1915
Cemetery: 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery
Special Memorial, Row A, Grave 2 Rev. T.S. Power officiated. Headstone inscription reads: Lord remember him when Thou comest into Thy Kingdom, 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 79, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 79, 17th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 79, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
18 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 79, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Lydia Deakin of 'Bruni', Broadway Street, Wooloongabba, QLD

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