Alfred Henry Clive (Harry) UPTON


UPTON, Alfred Henry Clive

Service Number: 921
Enlisted: 26 May 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 13th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Footscray, Victoria, Australia, 21 March 1894
Home Town: Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Dental assistant
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, 26 November 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Row G, Grave 3
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 921, 13th Light Horse Regiment, Melbourne, Victoria
20 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 921, 13th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 921, 13th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Kyarra, Melbourne
26 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 921, 13th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Alfred Upton and Isabella Upton nee Thomson of Footscray, Victoria

Husband of Jean Upton nee Lindsay of Sterling Street, Footscray, Victoria. Alfred and Jean married during 1915c in Victoria. 

Apprenticed to A.W. McColl of Footscray, Victoria for three years.

26 May 1915 - enlisted at Melbourne with the 13th Light Horse Regiment with the rank of Private.

Medals: 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal