Harry ALSTON

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ALSTON, Harry

Service Number: 591
Enlisted: 25 August 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bolton, Lancashire, England, 1888
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mechanic
Died: Killed in Action , Gallipoli, Turkey, 27 April 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
The Lone Pine Memorial Panel 32, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broken Hill War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Morphettville, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, HMAT Ascanius
27 Apr 1915: Involvement 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
Date unknown: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 591, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

 Served for 3 years in the Territorial Force in England before coming out to Australia

Original member of G Comany 10th Battalion AIF

15 January 1915 - Admitted to hospital with pneumonia

28 January 1915-Classed as being deaf

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