Harry Love BALSTON


BALSTON, Harry Love

Service Numbers: 1468, 1568
Enlisted: 24 December 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Poole, England, United Kingdom, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Grafton, Clarence Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mining Engineer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 9 August 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery
Special; Memorial A, Grave 96 Headstone Inscription "THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1468, 13th Infantry Battalion
11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1468, 13th Infantry Battalion
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1468, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Sydney
9 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1568, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Killed in action

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

He served under the alias of Harry LOVE. 

Son of Alfred and Anne Love BALSTON; husband of Irene BALSTON, of 21 Goa St., Hataitai, Wellington, New Zealand. Native of Poole, England.