Ernest Robert DALY


DALY, Ernest Robert

Service Number: 212
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Prahran, Victoria, Austraia, 1885
Home Town: Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 28, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Camberwell War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Surrey Hills WWI
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 212, Enlisted at Melbourne
11 Oct 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, Promoted prior to embarking
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 212, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, SN 212, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John James Daly and Mary Kate Daly nee Davies

Husband of Gertrude Cherrington Daly nee Rose. Father of Ernest Ralph Daly who was given as next of kin and whose address was c/- Kate Gardner formerly Daly of East Prarahn. Gertrude and Ernest were married in 1905c later divorced date unknown

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