Harold LAYCOCK

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LAYCOCK, Harold

Service Number: 1148
Enlisted: 17 September 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Oldham, England, 1891
Home Town: Mundaring, Mundaring, Western Australia
Schooling: Heyhouses Endowed School; St Annes on the Sea Lanes, England
Occupation: Orchardist
Died: Killed in action, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 50 Chaplain T.G. Robertson officiated Headstone inscription reads: Beloved son of E. & H. Laycock G.P.O. Radcliffe, Lancs Eng
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Mundaring War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

17 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1148, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1148, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1148, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 19 years

Son of Edwin Barrett Laycock and Harriet Jane Laycock of Radcliffe, Manchester, England

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