Horace Carl HARTON

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HARTON, Horace Carl

Service Number: 25
Enlisted: 2 March 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Moorabbin, Victoria, 10 August 1895
Home Town: Sandringham, Victoria
Schooling: Caulfield Grammar School, Melbourne University, Trinity College
Occupation: University Student
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Greece, 2 September 1915, aged 20 years
Cemetery: East Mudros Military Cemetery
East Mudros Military Cemetery, Mudros, Lemnos, Aegean Islands, Greece
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hampton RSL Gallipoli Memorial Gardens
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World War 1 Service

2 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 25, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 25, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
2 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 25, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

"PRIVATE HORACE C. HARTON (killed in action) was 20 years of age, and the only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Harton, of Elsternwick. He was educated at the Caulfield Grammar School, and in 1913 entered the Melbourne University, and was a theological student at Trinity College. At the time he enlisted he had just passed his second year in arts." - from the Melbourne Argus 12 Oct 1915 (nla.gov.au)

 

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