John William HARNEY

HARNEY, John William

Service Number: 829
Enlisted: 27 August 1914, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, 1886
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Commercial Traveller/Draper
Died: Wounds, At sea on board HS Sicilia, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 13 June 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Chaplain E. Teale officiated Panel 31, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

27 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 829, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Private, 829, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Omrah embarkation_ship_number: A5 public_note: ''
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Private, 829, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
19 Jan 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 9th Infantry Battalion
3 Jun 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 829, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
13 Jun 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, 829, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 829 awm_unit: 9th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1915-06-13

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Anne Harney of Gladstone Street, Rockhampton, QLD. Brother of Edward Joseph Harney who returned to Australia on 30 January 1918 having served with the 25th Battalion

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

Served in the cadets and another 2 years with the Australia Signallers Corps