Harold Edward SMALL


SMALL, Harold Edward

Service Number: 60527
Enlisted: 18 May 1918, Enlisted at Coffs Harbour, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th to 27th Reinforcements (NSW)
Born: Marsfield, Ryde, New South Wales, Australia, 15 February 1899
Home Town: Eastwood, Ryde, New South Wales
Schooling: Epping Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Influenza, Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone, West Africa, 27 October 1918, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery, Sierra Leone
Plot 2, Row E, Grave 8 Headstone inscription reads: As he rests in peaceful sleep his memory we will always keep,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Eastwood War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

18 May 1918: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 60527, Enlisted at Coffs Harbour, NSW
4 Sep 1918: Involvement Private, SN 60527, 16th to 27th Reinforcements (NSW)
4 Sep 1918: Embarked Private, SN 60527, 16th to 27th Reinforcements (NSW), HMAT Bakara, Sydney
27 Oct 1918: Involvement Private, SN 60527

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Albert William and Frances Ann Small of Corumra Road, Eastwood, NSW

Medals: British War Medal

Also served in the Senior Cadets

Roll of Honour comments:- His one aim was to go and fight for his country and no one left more proud than me but he was taken ill on board the transport 'Bakara' with pneumonia influenza and died at hospital Sierra Leone.