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Norman Cropley HYDE

Regimental number803
Place of birthHarrow, Port Lincoln, South Australia
SchoolPort Lincoln, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressDuck Ponds, Pt Lincoln, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Jeremiah Hyde, Duck Ponds, Pt Lincoln, South Australia
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Force at Enoggera, QLD. He was buried at Shell Green, Gallipoli Peninsula, the Rev M E Dexter officiating.
FateKilled in Action 9 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialShell Greem Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 6), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Jeremiah and Rachel Elizabeth HYDE, "Duck Ponds", Port Lincoln, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother Pte D W Hyde gained MM at Morlancourt.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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