Thomas George NOAKES


NOAKES, Thomas George

Service Number: 578
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mayfield, England, 1887
Home Town: Bardoc, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: State School, Western Australia
Occupation: Prospector
Died: Killed in action, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 42 Chaplain T.G. Robertson officiated Headstone inscription reads: Pride is mightier heart's beloved but it cannot curb regret
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 578, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 578, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 578, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 6 years

Address at the time of enlistment was Bardoc, WA

Son of Frank and Caroline Noakes. Brother of Levi Noakes of Mecking, WA

Husband of Adile Diah Louisa Noakes of Midland Junction, WA

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

Member of the Bardoc Rifle Club