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Hector Algie TAUSE

Regimental number875
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
Other trainingCentral Business College (Bendigo? Melbourne?), Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressComo Parade, Mentone, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Hector Tause, Como Parade, Mentone, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets, Citizen Military Forces, Victoria.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Hector Algernon TAUSE. Used to write sporting stories for the 'Winnea' branch paper of the Melbourne 'Herald'.
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Row N, Grave No. 30), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated ('Pro Deo et Patria') in St Augustine's Anglican Church (stained glass window), Mentone, Victoria. Parents: Hector and Jeannie TAUSE. Native of Bendigo, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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