Topic: AIF - 3B - 8 LHR
8th LHR, AIF
8th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Roll of Honour
Ernest Harold Mack
A brief military biography of Ernest Harold Mack.
Address: Allowah, Lismore, Victoria.
Age at embarkation: 28.
Date of birth: 21 March 1886.
Date of death: 23 December 1916.
Embarkation details: Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915.
Embarkation Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron.
Embarkation Roll number: 10/13/1.
Enlistment date: 21 September 1914.
Fate: Died of wounds 23 December 1916.
Marital status: Single.
Next of kin: Father, J Mack, Berrybank, Victoria.
Panel number, Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial: 6.
Place of death or wounding: Magdhaba, Sinai Peninsular, Egypt.
Place of burial: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 164), Egypt.
Promotions: Second Lieutenant, 7 August 1915; Lieutenant, 17 March 1916.
Rank from Nominal Roll: Lieutenant.
Rank on enlistment: Lance Corporal.
Rank at death: Lieutenant [Lt].
Regimental number: 66.
Unit from Nominal Roll: 8th Light Horse Regiment.War Grave Register notes: MACK, Lt. Ernest Harold. 8th Australian Light Horse. Died of wounds 23rd Dec., 1916. Age 29. Son of Joseph and Helen Mack, of Berrybank, Victoria, Australia. F. 164.
Lest we forget
National Archives Service File.
Embarkation Roll, AWM8, Class 10, Light Horse.
Nominal Roll, AWM133, Nominal Roll of Australian Imperial Force who left Australia for service abroad, 1914-1918 War.
Roll of Honour, AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.
CWGC files, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Debt of Honour Register.
Collected Records of Steve Becker.
Citation: 8th LHR, AIF, Roll of Honour, Ernest Harold Mack