Norman Thomas TALBETT

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TALBETT, Norman Thomas

Service Number: 354
Enlisted: 24 August 1914, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Box Hill, Victoria, Australia, 1 March 1894
Home Town: Box Hill, Whitehorse, Victoria
Schooling: Box Hill State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 5 August 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row B, Grave 26 Chaplain Rev. G. Robertson officiated Headstone inscription reads: In memory of the dearly loved son of Mrs. E.O. Talbett, Box Hill Commemorated in the Box Hill Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Box Hill Shire of Nunawading War Memorial, Shire of Nunawading Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 354, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 354, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 354, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
5 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 354, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Moore Talbett and Elizabeth Oliver Talbett nee Murdison of 52 William Street, Box Hill, Victoria.

Brother of Edith lillian Talbett, Rosina Elizabeth Talbett, Jane Fulton Talbett, Annie Murdison Talbett, Jessie de Frane Talbett, William Henry Talbett who returned to Australia on 15 April 1918 having served with the 8th Field Artillery, Merton Moore Talbett, John Talbett, Florence May Talbett and George Talbett

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

Served in the Citizen Military Forces' 29th Light Horse Regiment

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