Harold RAINEY

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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.
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Aldgate War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Myrtle Bank War Memorial, Prospect Malta G.C. and the ANZACs - "The Nurse of the Mediterranean", 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, SN 2009, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 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.