Harold BOOKER

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BOOKER, Harold

Service Number: 970
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Ripponlea, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bright, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Cheltenham, Bayside, Victoria
Schooling: Cheltenham and Caulfield State Schools, Victoria
Occupation: Printer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 8 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hampton RSL Gallipoli Memorial Gardens, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Moorabbin War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 970, Enlisted at Ripponlea, Victoria
21 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 970, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 970, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles Edward Booker and Mary Ann Booker nee Tuck of Nepean Road, Cheltenham, Victoria. Brother of Nellie Booker and Mabel Victoria Booker,

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Served a 6 year apprenticeship with C. Peterson