Allan Dixon HARRAP

HARRAP, Allan Dixon

Service Numbers: 518, 75
Enlisted: 22 March 1915, Maryborough, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Queensland, August 1893
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Maryborough, Queensland, 21 April 1939
Cemetery: Maryborough Cemetery Qld.
Memorials: Maryborough City Hall Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

22 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 518, Maryborough, Queensland
24 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 518, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 518, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Brisbane
9 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 75, 31st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 75, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
19 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 75, 31st Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix), GSW (knee)
17 Jan 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 75, 31st Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Benjamin Harrap and Irene Davidina Ross

"OBITUARY. MR. A. D. HARRAP

The death occurred at his residence, Coventry-street, yesterday, of Mr. Allan Dixon Harrap. Deceased was born in Maryborough and resided in Maryborough practically all his life. He was employed in the Railway Department, where he worked until his death. He was a member at the A.I.F. and the R.S.S.I.L.A. He also took an active part in the City Band. He is survived by his wife and one son, Allan John. One son and one daughter predeceased him many years ago. He is also survived by three brothers, Thomas, Leslie, and David Harrap, and three sisters, Mesdames C. Danski, C. Betts and W. Ogilvie. The funeral will leave his late residence 19 Coventry-street at 4 o'clock to-day (Saturday) for the Maryborough cemetery." - from the Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser 22 Apr 1939 (nla.gov.au)

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