Fred INGLIS

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INGLIS, Fred

Service Number: 4651
Enlisted: 17 August 1915, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Boborowie, South Australia, 26 July 1887
Home Town: Carnarvon, Western Australia
Schooling: Way College
Occupation: Pastoralist
Died: Killed in Action, Romani, Egypt, 4 August 1916, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery
Plot B Grave 50
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Burra District WW1 Honor Roll, Burra WW1 & WW2 War Memorial, Prospect Hill War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4651, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Perth, Western Australia
12 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4651, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4651, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Fremantle
4 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 4651, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Battle of Romani

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Biography

Son of McLaren INGLIS and Ellen Ann nee BLIGHT

"LATE SGT. F. INGLIS.

The late Sgt. Fred Inglis was the second son of Mr. and Mrs. McLaren Inglis, of Woodville. He was educated at Way College, and was 29 years of age. For the past 10 years he had been following pastoral pursuits in Western Australia in the Gascoyne district. His cheerful manner and fine character won for him a large circle of friends. Sgt. lnglis was killed in action on August 4 at Romani." - from the Adelaide Observer 18 Nov 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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