Harold ANDREASSEN

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ANDREASSEN, Harold

Service Number: 3563
Enlisted: 4 November 1916, Townsville, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Douglas, Queensland, 5 April 1893
Home Town: Port Douglas, Cairns, Queensland
Schooling: Port Douglas State School
Occupation: Farmer/Selector
Died: Training accident (injuries), Salisbury Plains, England, 18 September 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Durrington Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Port Douglas Memorial
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World War 1 Service

4 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3563, 4th Pioneer Battalion, Townsville, Queensland
24 Jan 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3563, 4th Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney
24 Jan 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3563, 4th Pioneer Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3563, 25th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Harold ANDREASSEN was born  on 5th April, 1893 in Port Douglas, Queensland

His parents were Severin Berner ANDREASSEN & Mary Jane Brennan JORGENS

Biography

Harold was accidentally shot during the demonstration of the Lewis gun whilst in training in England prior to deployment to France.