Edward George John HARKNESS

HARKNESS, Edward George John

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 6 March 1915, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Woollahra, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Mont Victoria School, Blue Mountains, New South Wales; Woollahra Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Builder
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Special Memorial, Row C, Grave 114 Headstone inscription reads: God's ways are always right
Memorials: Double Bay War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

6 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
10 Apr 1915: Involvement Lieutenant, 2nd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
10 Apr 1915: Embarked Lieutenant, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edward Knox Harkness and Mary Harkness

Husband of Mildred May Harkness of 'Glenbrook', 28 Grosvenor Street, Woollahra, NSW formerly of 1 Russell Street, Woollahra, NSW. Father of Edward John Harkness, Alexander Knox Harkness, Ida Mildred Harkness and Nancy May Harkness

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