honor role

Ockerby, Horace

** 6462 Sgt 11th Bn.

Born at Davenport, Tasmania, Methodist. Enlisted 21 February 1916 age 22, clerk. Nok father, Thomas Ockerby, Forrest St, Cottesloe. Embarked at Fremantle 10October 1916 per A23  Suffolk. Wounded in France 4 May 1917 and his right arm was amputated. RTA and discharged on 15 February 1918. Service medals: BWM and VM.  Note: there are two Ockerby names on the Cottesloe School Honour Board, H. and F.; perhaps the F should be A.  Ockerby is an uncommon family name with only three recorded in the WW1 AIF records; the two above and Harold Bertram Ockerby 7338, Methodist from Kellerberrin where his father, Alfred Ockerby was residing.