Charles Thomas POOL

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POOL, Charles Thomas

Service Number: 401
Enlisted: 16 January 1915, Enlisted at Bright, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 13th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Freeburgh, Victoria, Australia, 1889
Home Town: Freeburgh, Alpine, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engine Driver
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 11 December 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 1, Row F, Grave 3 Chaplain W.E. Dexter officiated Headstone inscription reads: Rest in peace
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 401, 13th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Bright, Victoria
29 Mar 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Trooper, 13th Light Horse Regiment
28 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 401, 13th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
28 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 401, 13th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Persic, Melbourne
11 Dec 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 401, 13th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Hugh Fulton Pool and Caroline Pool of Freeburgh, Victoria

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