Felix Hereward Gordon Norfolk HERITAGE MiD

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HERITAGE, Felix Hereward Gordon Norfolk

Service Number: 4
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mount Pleasant, South Australia, 3 April 1886
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Wesley College
Occupation: Health Inspector/Accountant
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 20 September 1917, aged 31 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), St Peters All Souls Anglican Church Honour Board WW1
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Morphettville, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 4, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 4, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius A11, Adelaide
11 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide
20 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 10th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography

Felix Hereward Gordon Norfolk HERITAGE was born on 3rd April, 1886 in Mount Pleasant, South Australia

His parents were Caleb HERITAGE and Eleanor Sarah HERBERT

He had previous service in the Senior Cadets & was living Frewville, SA when he enlisted on 19th August, 1914 with the Australian Army - he was with the 10th Battalion Headquarters - Unit embarked from Adelaide on board the transport ship Ascanius on 20th October, 1914 - he then returned to Australia on the ship Ulysses in 1916 (17/10 Battalion) for 3 months leave of absence after which he re-embarked from Adelaide on HMAT Aneas (10th Battalion) on 11th April, 1916

Felix was Killed in Action on 20th September, 1917 - no known grave - his name is on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in Belgium and he is also commemorated on the Australian War Memorial.

He was awarded the 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & the Victory Medal

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