John Vernon Larkin (listed as John HERMAN Larkin) was born in Hawthorn, but enlisted from St Arnaud on the 20th July 1915. He was 23 years of age, single and a clerk. He was allocated to the 8th Infantry Battalion. He was sent to Officer Training School, and on graduation Lieutenant Larkin was posted back to the 8th Infantry Battalion. He was killed in action at Lihons on 9th August 1918, and is buried in the Rosieres Communal Cemetery, France.
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