RAINEY, Harold

Service Number: 2009
Enlisted: 29 December 1914, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 15 December 1891
Home Town: Scott's Creek, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Scotts Creek Public School
Occupation: Stone Mason
Died: Died from wounds (received Gallipoli), Malta, 7 August 1915, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
INSCRIPTION LOVED BY ALL THAT KNEW HIM Grave B. IV. 6., Pieta Military Cemetery, Tal-Pieta, Malta (island), Malta
Memorials: Adelaide Commissioner of Public Works Roll of Honour, Adelaide National War Memorial, Aldgate War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Myrtle Bank War Memorial, Prospect South Australian Soldiers at Gallipoli Memorial, Scott's Creek & Longwood Roll of Honour, Scott's Creek and Longwood Roll of Honor, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

29 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Oaklands, South Australia
20 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2009, 10th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
20 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2009, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 23 and the son of George and Mary Rainey, of Scott's Creek, South Australia.