Harold WISEWOULD

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WISEWOULD, Harold

Service Number: 859
Enlisted: 22 February 1915, Enlisted at Geelong, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Tocumwal, New South Wales, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Tocumwal Public School, NSW; Pakenham State School, Victoria
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness (Pneumonia), On board H.S. Dongola, Alexandria, Egypt, 4 December 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row C, Grave 119 Headstone inscription reads: Dearly loved son of Mr. & Mrs. E. Wisewould of Jindivic, Victoria
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Jindivick War Memorial , Pakenham State School No 1359
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World War 1 Service

22 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 859, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Geelong, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 859, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 859, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of  Edward Joseph and Elizabeth Wisewould of Jindivick, Victoria; brother of Frank Wisewould who returned to Australia on 2 June 1919  having served in the 46th Battalion and James Wisewould who died of would on 3 December 1915 while serving with the 23rd Battalion

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