Harold Ernest ARGUS


ARGUS, Harold Ernest

Service Number: 1134
Enlisted: 28 December 1915, Adelaide
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Tallygaroopna, Victoria, Australia , 9 January 1887
Home Town: Kyabram, Campaspe, Victoria
Schooling: Parkin College, South Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 4 June 1917, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Strand Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Wallonie, Belgium
Strand Military Cemetery Plot 111, Row D, Grave 11
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Keswick Prospect Methodist Sunday School Honour Board WW1
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World War 1 Service

28 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide
9 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1134, 43rd Infantry Battalion
9 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1134, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide

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43 Battalion

Rank - Sergeant

20 July 1916 disembarked Marseilles

29 December 1916 to hospital - mumps

 Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Son of William Bassett Argus and Mary Ann Trewin. Native of Victoria, Australia. Brother of Henrietta Walsh, Allan Street, Kyabram, Victoria