Herbert Wright ALDRED

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ALDRED, Herbert Wright

Service Number: 238
Enlisted: 17 September 1914, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England, 1 December 1890
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Corbridge on Tyne School, Northumberland, England
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, nr Quinn's Post, Gallipoli, 10 May 1915, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
No known grave. Panel 51
Memorials: Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

17 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 238, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 238, 16th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
Date unknown: Involvement 16th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

Next of kin W Alfred G Aldred, Howdendene, Corbridge on Tyne, England

Admitted to 4th Field Ambulance, 10 May 1915 (influenza).

Reported missing, 10 May 1915.

Court of Enquiry, held at Serapeum, 6-8-28 April 1916, concluded: 'Killed in Action, 10 May 1915'.

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