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Eryx Gabriel INCLEDON

Regimental number35
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address408 McArthur Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 5.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWilliam H Incledon, 408 McArthur Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years 3 months in the 71st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name8th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 18), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.

Wounded in action, 5 May 1915 (gun shot wound, back), and admitted to HT 'Glouster'.

Promoted Sergeant, 13 August 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Transferred to 60th Bn, and taken on strength, 24 February 1916.

Found guilty, Ferry Post, 30 May 1916, of disobedience of orders, in that he had a light burning in his tent after 'lights out': reprimanded.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported Missing, 1`9 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Note, Red Cross File No 1401015: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, INCLEDON Eryx Gabriel
Red Cross File No 1401015

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