Harold Cecil UPTON

UPTON, Harold Cecil

Service Number: 4118
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 30th Infantry Battalion
Born: Windsor, New South Wales, Australia, 26 March 1892
Home Town: Bulli, Wollongong, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Bulli, New South Wales, Australia, 31 August 1933, aged 41 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Bulli Cemetery, NSW
Anglican area
Memorials: Bulli Great War Memorial, Bulli-Woonona War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

7 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 4118, 30th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
7 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 4118, 30th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Henry Upton and Ada Jane Upton of Windsor, NSW.

Husband of Elsie Maud Upton nee Kelly of Bulli, NSW. Harold and Elsie married during 1912c in Woonona, NSW.

17 July 1916 - enlisted at Kiama, NSW with the 30th Battalion and the with the rank of Private.

Commenced return to Australia on 10 June 1919 aboard HT Lyttleton disembarking on 5 August 1919       at Melbourne for onward travel to Sydney.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

20 September 1919 - discharged at the 2nd Military District.