Harold Erie Joseph (Harold Eric Joseph) MACARTNEY

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MACARTNEY, Harold Erie Joseph (Harold Eric Joseph)

Service Number: 1030
Enlisted: 14 January 1915, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 5th Light Horse Regiment
Born: MacKay, Queensland, Australia, 1883
Home Town: Mackay, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Mackay State School, Queensland
Occupation: Station Overseer
Died: Illness (Meningitis), At sea (HMAT Karoola), 5 July 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried at Sea
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Chatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
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World War 1 Service

14 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1030, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
12 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1030, 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
12 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1030, 5th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Karoola, Brisbane
5 Jul 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 1030, 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Brother of Herbert Charles Macartney of Rockhampton, QLD

Medals: British War Medal