Kenneth John Hinde
3rd Battalion Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Kenneth John Hinde, was the son of Surgeon Major General George Langford Hinde, C.B. and Frances Mary Crawford Hinde. He was a native of Dover. He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 8.
Kenneth Hinde died on 15th May 1915 on board H.M. Transport ’Gloucester Castle’, of wounds received in the head during fighting in Gallipoli. He was buried at sea near Alexandria. He is commemorated on his parents’ grave in Reading Cemetery. Berkshire Family History Society classification 68C26 and on the Lone Pine Memorial, panel 19.
The Lone Pine Memorial at the end of the Lone Pine Cemetery is inscribed with the following words.
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LASTING MEMORIAL OF 3,268 AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS WHO FOUGHT ON GALLIPOLI IN 1915 AND HAVE NO KNOWN GRAVE, AND 456 NEW ZEALAND SOLDIERS WHOSE NAMES ARE NOT RECORDED IN OTHER AREAS OF THE PENINSULA BUT WHO FELL IN THE ANZAC AREA AND HAVE NO KNOWN GRAVES; AND ALSO 960 AUSTRALIANS AND 252 NEW ZEALANDERS WHO, FIGHTING ON GALLIPOLI IN 1915, INCURRED MORTAL WOUNDS OR SICKNESS AND FOUND BURIAL AT SEA.