TALBOT, Basil Herbert
(Service number 6/1734)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||7 December 1892||Place of Birth||Temuka, New Zealand|
|Address at Enlistment||Rangitira Valley, Temuka, New Zealand|
|Previous Military Experience||2nd (SC) Regiment|
|Next of Kin||John Talbot (father), Temuka, South Canterbury, New Zealand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Medical Information||5 feet 9¼, Complexion Dark, Eyes Grey, Hair Black.|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||3rd Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Infantry Battalion|
|Date||14 February 1915|
|Transport||Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Plymouth, England|
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|Last Unit Served With||Canterbury Infantry Battalion|
|Service Medals||1914-15 Star|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||7 August 1915||Age||22|
|Place of Death||Gallipoli, Turkey|
|Cause||Killed in action|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey|
|Memorial Reference||Panel 13|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Temuka RSA Roll of Honour; Waitohi War Memorial; Temuka War Memorial|
Son of John and Elizabeth Talbot, of Woodlands, Temuka.
Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database, August 2013, CWGC.
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