Airey’s Inlet Names

Ernest Frank BAKERAnzac hat

Service No:    6253
Rank:             Corporal
Unit:               Field Artillery Brigade 4, Head-Quarters

Born 1895, Forrest
Son of Richard and Norah Baker from Aireys Inlet
His occupation prior to enlistment was as an ironmoulder

Ernest enlisted 1/09/1915 at Albert Park as a single man
He embarked for overseas 18/11/1915 from Melbourne on HMAT A18 Wiltshire
Served in France
Returned to Australia 19/1/1917

 

Anzac hatAlbert Thomas CLARKE

Service No:    1215
Rank:             Lance Corporal
Unit:               13th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement

Born 1881, Talbot
Son of George and Ann Clarke from Aireys Inlet
His occupation prior to enlistment was as a blacksmith

Albert enlisted 26/07/1915 at Melbourne as a single man
He embarked for overseas 27/10/1915 from Melbourne on HMAT A38 Ulysses
Served in France
Returned to Australia 25/1/1919

 

Anzac hat KIAJoseph Paul LUGGWP - Lugg

Service No:    1492
Rank:             Private
Unit:               Depot

Born 1/1/1897, Aireys Inlet
Son of Thomas and Agnes Lugg from Aireys Inlet
His occupation prior to enlistment was as a labourer

Joseph enlisted 15/07/1915 at Geelong as a single man

On enlistment Joseph was attached to the 11th Reinforcements to the 4th Light Horse Brigade training at Broadmeadows. Just prior to embarkation he became ill and was put into isolation. Joseph died from Cerebro Spinal Meningitis at the Alfred Hospital on 8 November 1915. He was buried at Mt. Duneed Cemetery.

 

 

Anzac hatHarold Robert McLEAN

Service No:    4666
Rank:             Private
Unit:               8th Light Horse Regiment

Born 17/4/1899, Geelong
Son of Alexander and Mary McLean from Aireys Inlet
His occupation prior to enlistment was as a farmer

Harold enlisted 5/11/1917 at Geelong as a single man
He embarked for overseas 30/04/1918 from Sydney on SS Port Darwin
Served in Egypt
Returned to Australia 3/7/1919

 

 

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