Service Number: 2281

Rank: Private

Unit: 16th Australian Infantry Battalion

Service: Australian Army

Conflict / Operation: First World War, 1914-1918

Conflict eligibility date:  First World War, 1914-1921

The official commencement and cut-off dates for inclusion in the Roll of Honour and the Commemorative Roll.

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Date of death: 8 August 1915

Place of death: Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey

Cause of death: Killed in action

Place of association: Broome, Western Australia, Australia

Cemetery or memorial details: Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Maurice Lewis Aarons' name is located at 78 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Plan of Commemorative area showing which panel the name Maurice Lewis Aarons' is located

Roll of Honour name projection

Maurice Lewis Aarons' name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Wed 15 February, 2017 at 10:05 pm
  • Tue 11 April, 2017 at 2:09 am
  • Fri 26 May, 2017 at 8:01 pm
  • Fri 7 July, 2017 at 7:59 pm
  • Mon 21 August, 2017 at 2:19 am
  • Wed 11 October, 2017 at 3:28 am
  • Tue 12 December, 2017 at 10:09 pm
  • Thu 15 February, 2018 at 5:06 am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

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Personal Service Records

For information on the service records of those who served in the First World War please see Australian Service Records from World War I on the National Archives of Australia website.

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour Certificate

Roll of honour certificates are available from the Orientation Gallery for $5.40 each.

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