Harold BARRACLOUGH

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BARRACLOUGH, Harold

Service Number: 103
Enlisted: 6 October 1914, Perth, WA
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 14 August 1895
Home Town: Kellerberrin, Kellerberrin, Western Australia
Schooling: Hale School, Hawkesbury Agricultural College
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915, aged 19 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Sydney Grammar School WW1 Honour Board, Wembley Downs Hale School Honour Roll 1, Wembley Downs Hale School Memorial Grove
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World War 1 Service

6 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 103, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Perth, WA
8 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 103, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
8 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 103, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Fremantle
7 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 103, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Jacquie Liddiard

Son of John Arthur and Frances Jane BARRACLOUGH, Reuters Telegraph Co., 359 Collins Street, Melbourne.

Harold had two brothers who enlisted as Privates, they were commissioned in the field.

Killed in Action at Walker's Ridge, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Kellerberrin
The deepest regret was felt throughout the town and district when the news came through last week that Harold Barraclough 10th Light Horse, was killed in action at the Dardanelles. The deceased was a sterling type of the Catholic young Australian,  strong and fervent in his faith, sincere and modest in deportment, and though he had not yet reached the age of 20, a fine type  of manhood. The deceased, with his brother Frank, natives of Victoria, had been farming at North Kellerberrin for the past live or six years, and during that time put in some hefty work in carving out a home from the virgin bush. To his bereaved brother and  his parents, who reside in Melbourne, Victoria, we tender our sincere sympathy. R.I.P.

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