Harold Ernest Thomas DAVIES


DAVIES, Harold Ernest Thomas

Service Number: 5325
Enlisted: 17 February 1916, Toowoomba, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of shrapnel wounds back, abdomen, age 19, Belgium, 5 October 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
XXV. C. 6A., Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Lijssenthoek, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Queensland Railways Toowoomba Employees, Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW1, Toowoomba St James' M2, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 1 Service

17 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5325, 26th Infantry Battalion, Toowoomba, Qld.
8 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5325, 26th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
8 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5325, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Kira Burness

Son of William and Emily Anna DAVIES of Holberton Street, Toowoomba, Qld.

Harold Ernest Thomas Davies registered for military service on February 17th 1916. The description of Harold Ernest Thomas Davies on that day is as written in the table below:

Age 18 years Height 5 feet 11 inches Weight 150 lbs Chest Measurement 35 3/4 inches Complexion Medium Eyes Hazel Hair Black

Harold did not leave a will before he died.

Harold recieved the 1914-1915 Star Medal, British War Medal and Victory Medal.