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Horace GLEDHILL

Regimental number3834
Place of birthBurley-in-Wharfedale, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Place of birthBurley-in-Wharfdale
SchoolBrsithwaite Endowed, Dacre Banks, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPerth GPO, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Walter Gledhill, Braithwaite, near Harrogate, Yorks, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14-16 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2. (Plot XXVII, Row B, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Rebecca GLEDHILL, Braithwaite, Harrogate, Yorks
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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