Stanley Collin LARKIN

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LARKIN, Stanley Collin

Service Numbers: 1790, 1100
Enlisted: 14 August 1914, Cairns, Queensland
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Caboolture, Queensland, 21 September 1895
Home Town: Atherton, Tablelands, Queensland
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Pneumonia, Palestine, 28 October 1918, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)
Plot XXVII Row F, Grave 6
Memorials: Atherton War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Herberton Methodist Circuit and Mission Area
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World War 1 Service

14 Aug 1914: Enlisted Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Forces (New Guinea 1914), Private, SN 1790, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps, Cairns, Queensland
18 Sep 1914: Discharged Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Forces (New Guinea 1914), Private, SN 1790, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps
20 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1100, Atherton, Queensland
20 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1100, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Shropshire, Sydney
20 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1100, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1100, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
28 Nov 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1100, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
12 Dec 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1100, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, 2nd occasion - GSW (ankle)
15 Jul 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 2nd Light Horse Regiment
28 Oct 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1100, 2nd Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Stanley Collin LARKIN was born on 21st September, 1895 at Caboolture, Queensland

His parents were Stephen LARKIN & Ellen Mary COLLIN