EXTON, Harry

Service Number: 1753
Enlisted: 13 January 1915, Enlisted at Perth, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Essex, England, 1889
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: St Mary's Catholic School, Maldon, England
Occupation: Mechanic
Died: Killed in action, Dardenelles, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 47
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1753, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Perth, WA
19 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1753, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1753, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 19 years. Address at the i=time of enlistment was 527 Beaufort Street, Perth, WA

Son of Henry and Mary Exton of 'Temple Farm', Sutton Road, Prettywell, Essex, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal