John HART

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HART, John

Service Number: 1002
Enlisted: 1 October 1914, Mildura, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stoke-on-Trent, England, 1893
Home Town: Billabong, Mildura Shire, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 26 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Mildura Cenotaph, Mildura Workingmans Club War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1002, Mildura, Victoria
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1002, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1002, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
31 Dec 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 14th Infantry Battalion
1 Feb 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 14th Infantry Battalion
26 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1002, 14th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 17 years

Son of Henry John and Emily Gertrude Hart of 17 Wilton Grove, Elwood, Victoria. Henry John Hart returned to Australia on 3 July 1917 having served with the 38th Battalion

1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victoria Medal