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Tuesday, 7 August 2007
8th LHR, Roll of Honour, Dyson Frederick Cole
Topic: AIF - 3B - 8 LHR

8th LHR, AIF

8th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Roll of Honour

Lionel Nelson Cole

  

Lionel Nelson Cole's name on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial

 

Lionel Nelson Cole

Service number: 155

Rank: Trooper [Tpr]

Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment

Service: Army

Conflict: 1914-1918

Date of death: 8 August 1915

Cause of death: Died of wounds

Cemetery or memorial details: Lone Pine Memorial, Turkey

War Grave Register notes: COLE, Tpr. Lionel Nelson, 155. 8th Light Horse Regt. Died of wounds at sea 8th Aug., 1915. 6.

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.

 

A brief military biography of Lionel Nelson Cole from The AIF Project:

Regimental number155
Place of birthCobrico, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCobrico via Camperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Cole, Cobrico, Victoria
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 15 September 1914; taken on strength 8th LH Regt. 1 December 1914; wounded Gallipoli 26 May 1915 and mortally 7 August 1915.
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingThe Nek, Gallipoli
Age at death21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsThe Lone Pine Memorial (Panel 6), Gallipoli, Turkey

The Lone Pine Memorial, situated in the Lone Pine Cemetery at Anzac, is the main Australian Memorial on Gallipoli, and one of four memorials to men of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Designed by Sir John Burnet, the principal architect of the Gallipoli cemeteries, it is a thick tapering pylon 14.3 metres high on a square base 12.98 metres wide. It is constructed from limestone mined at Ilgardere in Turkey.

The Memorial commemorates the 3268 Australians and 456 New Zealanders who have no known grave and the 960 Australians and 252 New Zealanders who were buried at sea after evacuation through wounds or disease. The names of New Zealanders commemorated are inscribed on stone panels mounted on the south and north sides of the pylon, while those of the Australians are listed on a long wall of panels in front of the pylon and to either side. Names are arranged by unit and rank.

The Memorial stands over the centre of the Turkish trenches and tunnels which were the scene of heavy fighting during the August offensive. Most cemeteries on Gallipoli contain relatively few marked graves, and the majority of Australians killed on Gallipoli are commemorated here.

Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 156 Pte Dyson Frederick COLE, 8th Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 7 August 1915; 1544 Pte Alywin Arnold Isaiah COLE, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 18 February 1918; 88 Pte Nicholas Robert COLE, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 13 October 1918; 485 Pte Ernest Hext COLE, 1st Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 13 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

 

Lest we forget

 

Further Reading:

8th Light Horse Regiment, AIF

8th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour

The Nek, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915

Gallipoli Campaign

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 8th LHR, Roll of Honour, Lionel Nelson Cole

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Monday, 26 October 2009 7:44 AM EADT
8th LHR, AIF, Roll of Honour, Keith Allan Borthwick
Topic: AIF - 3B - 8 LHR

8th LHR, AIF

8th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Roll of Honour

Keith Allan Borthwick

 

Keith Allan Borthwick's name on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial

 

Keith Allan Borthwick

Rank: Lieutenant [Lt]

Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment

Service: Army

Conflict: 1914-1918

Date of death: 7 August 1915

Cause of death: Killed in action

Cemetery or memorial details: 6. Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli

War Grave Register notes: BORTHWICK, Lt Keith Allan. 8th Light Horse Regt. Killed in actiKilled in action 7th Aug.,1915. Son of William and Ada Maud MaryBorthwick, of Fulham, Victoria, Australia. Native of Sale. 5.

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

 

Keith Allan Borthwick

 

 A brief military biography of Keith Allan Borthwick from The AIF Project:

SchoolGippsland College, Victoria
Other trainingDookie College, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
Address7 Royal Crescent, Armadale
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinW Borthwick, 7 Royal Crescent, Armadale
Previous military serviceServed as Lieutenant in the 8th Australian Light Horse Regiment; orderly officer to Brigadier, 3rd Light Horse Brigade.
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)see entry on page 603
Place of death or woundingWalker's Ridge, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death7 August 1915
Age at death29
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsThe Lone Pine Memorial (Panel 7), Gallipoli, Turkey

The Lone Pine Memorial, situated in the Lone Pine Cemetery at Anzac, is the main Australian Memorial on Gallipoli, and one of four memorials to men of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Designed by Sir John Burnet, the principal architect of the Gallipoli cemeteries, it is a thick tapering pylon 14.3 metres high on a square base 12.98 metres wide. It is constructed from limestone mined at Ilgardere in Turkey.

The Memorial commemorates the 3268 Australians and 456 New Zealanders who have no known grave and the 960 Australians and 252 New Zealanders who were buried at sea after evacuation through wounds or disease. The names of New Zealanders commemorated are inscribed on stone panels mounted on the south and north sides of the pylon, while those of the Australians are listed on a long wall of panels in front of the pylon and to either side. Names are arranged by unit and rank.

The Memorial stands over the centre of the Turkish trenches and tunnels which were the scene of heavy fighting during the August offensive. Most cemeteries on Gallipoli contain relatively few marked graves, and the majority of Australians killed on Gallipoli are commemorated here.

Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ada BORTHWICK, Fulham, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

 

Lest we forget

 

Further Reading:

8th Light Horse Regiment, AIF

8th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour

The Nek, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915

Gallipoli Campaign

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 8th LHR, AIF, Roll of Honour, Keith Allan Borthwick

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Wednesday, 18 May 2011 9:28 AM EADT
11th LHR, AIF, Roll of Honour, Bertie Gerald Barrett
Topic: AIF - 4B - 11 LHR

11th LHR, AIF

11th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Roll of Honour

Bertie Gerald Barrett

 

Bertie Gerald Barrett's name on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial

 

Bertie Gerald Barrett

Service number: 916

Rank: Trooper [Tpr]

Unit: 11th Australian Light Horse

Service: Army

Conflict: 1914-1918

Date of death: 7 August 1916

Cemetery or memorial details: Jerusalem Memorial, Israel

War Grave Register notes: BARRETT, Tpr. Bertie Gerald, 916. 11th Australian Light Horse. 7th Aug., 1916. Age 36. Son of Daniel and Elizabeth Ann Barrett, of Frances, South Australia.

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.

 

Bertie Gerald Barrett

 

A brief military biography of Bertie Gerald Barrett from The AIF Project:

Regimental number916
SchoolFrances State School, South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationSelector
AddressFrances, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, Daniel Barrett, Frances, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Elizabeth Ann BARRETT, Frances, South Australia
Other details

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

 

Lest We Forget

 

Additional Reading:

11th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF

11th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour 

Battle of Romani, Sinai, August 4 to 5, 1916 

Bir el Abd, Sinai, 9 August 1916

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1919

 


Citation: 11th LHR, AIF, Roll of Honour, Bertie Gerald Barrett

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Thursday, 15 October 2009 5:16 PM EADT
11th LHR, AIF, Roll of Honour, Harold Gibbon
Topic: AIF - 4B - 11 LHR

11th LHR, AIF

11th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Roll of Honour

Harold Gibbon

 

Harold Gibbon's name on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial

 

Harold Gibbon

Service number: 850

Rank: Trooper [Tpr]

Unit: 11th Australian Light Horse

Service: Army

Conflict: 1914-1918

Date of death: 7 August 1916

Cemetery or memorial details: Jerusalem Memorial, Israel

War Grave Register notes: GIBBON, Tpr. Harold, 850. 11th Australian Light Horse. 7th Aug., 1916. Age 31. Son of Edward Harvey Gibbon and Alice Eliza Gibbon, of King St., Shaftston Avenue, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Waimate, Canterbury, New Zealand.

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.

 

A brief military biography of Harold Gibbon from The AIF Project:

Regimental number850
Place of birthWaimate, Canterbury, New Zealand
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
SchoolNormal School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAssistant surveyor
AddressLambert Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Edward Harvey Gibbon, Lambert Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingRomani, Sinai, Egypt
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Alice GIBBON, King Street, Shaftston Avenue, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Waimate, Canterbury, New Zealand
Family/military connectionsNil

 

Lest We Forget

 

Additional Reading:

11th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF

11th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour 

Battle of Romani, Sinai, August 4 to 5, 1916 

Bir el Abd, Sinai, 9 August 1916

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1919

 


Citation: 11th LHR, AIF, Roll of Honour, Harold Gibbon

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Thursday, 15 October 2009 5:15 PM EADT
Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment, Roll of Honour, Alexander Harold Good
Topic: AIF - NZMRB - CMR

CMR, NZEF

Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment

Roll of Honour

Alexander Harold Good

 

Poppies on the Auckland Cenotaph plinth

 

A brief biography of Alexander Harold Good extracted from the Cenotaph Database hosted by the Auckland Museum.

 
Full Name: Trooper Alexander Harold Good
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Alexander Harold
Surname: Good
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 7/1732
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: Mrs I. Good (mother), High Street, Greymouth, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: High Street, Greymouth, New Zealand
Military District: Canterbury
Body on Embarkation: 7th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 270
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Egypt
Date of Death: 7 August 1916
Year of Death: 1916
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Further References: Search http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz for information about this person's Military Personnel File. Use the Simple Search option.
Sources Used: Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919

 

Lest We Forget

 

 

Further Reading:

Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment

Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment, Roll of Honour

Battle of Romani, Sinai, August 4 to 5, 1916 

Bir el Abd, Sinai, 9 August 1916

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment, Roll of Honour, Alexander Harold Good

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Wednesday, 21 October 2009 4:10 PM EADT

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