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Malcolm
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Roll of Honour

Herbert Arthur Oakley

Rank

Lance Corporal [L Cpl]

Service Number

89B

Unit

14th Field Amb Australian Army Medical Corps

Service

Army

Conflict

1914-1918

Date of Death

4 November 1917

Cause of Death

Died of sickness

Cemetery or Memorial Details

BEDFORD AND HUNTINGDON 4 Eversholt (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

Place Of Enlistment

Blackall, QLD

War Grave Register Notes

OAKLEY, Lce. Cpl. Herbert Arthur, 89B. 14th Field Amb. Australian Army Medical Corps. Died of sickness 4th Nov., 1917. Age 27. Son of Richard and Kate Oakley, of Church End, Eversholt. North of Church.

Source

AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Unfortunately the NAA archives are offline.

Casualty Details

Name: OAKLEY, HERBERT ARTHUR

Initials: H A

Nationality: Australian

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment/Service: Australian Army Medical Corps

Unit Text: 14th Field Amb

Age: 27

Date of Death: 04/11/1917

Service No: 89B

Additional information: Son of Richard and Kate Oakley, of Church End, Eversholt.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: North of Church.

Cemetery: EVERSHOLT (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD

There is another Oakley buried nearby, a relative?

His service records are at

http://www.naa.gov.au/whats-on/online/feat...ibits/gift.aspx

and state he died of a cerebral hemorrhage. Study of his papers give him admitted to hospital with influenza, in 1916 then admitted with rheumatic fever, sent to England August 1917.

Aye

Malcolm

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