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M.A., Diploma in Economics and Commerce, F.C.P.A. : Trooper, 1st A.L.H. Regt., A.I.F., Gallipoli. Enlisting and sailing in October, 1914, served with B Squadron in Anzac from the Landing until death. Killed in Action, in an attack on Turkish trenches opposite Pope's Hill, 7th August, 1915. Commemorated in Lone Pine Memorial. The ARTHUR OAKES Memorial Prize has been founded and is awarded annually in the Faculty of Economics. Early education at All Saints' College, Bathurst. Descendant of earliest pioneer Australian settlers. He fell in the van of a most heroic charge against the Turkish trenches at the third trench. Without pressure, from pure patriotism, he gave up everything . . . ' finis coronat opus.' The position where he fell speaks as to his bravery.

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