KINGHORN, Walter Rodney

NAME:  Walter Rodney KINGHORN                              098

SERVICE NO:  124

YEAR OF BIRTH: Byaduk

PLACE OF BIRTH:  1888

DATE OF ENLISTMENT: 21 August 1914

PLACE OF ENLISTMENT:  Broadmeadows

AGE AT ENLISTMENT:  26

UNIT: 4th Light Horse Regiment

EMBARKED:  19 October 1914

TROOP SHIP:  Transport A18 Wiltshire

FATE:  Killed in Action – Battle of Beersheba – 31 October 1917 – Buried Beersheba War Cemetery

BEERSHEBA MEMORIAL, HAMILTON

BEERSHEBA MEMORIAL, HAMILTON

 

Walter Rodney Kinghorn, killed at the Battle of Beersheba, is remembered on the plaque at Hamilton’s Beersheba Memorial.  He was Western District Families’ entry in the 2014 Trans Tasman Anzac Day Blog Challenge and you can read his story on this link – Walter Rodney Kinghorn

 

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