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Harold Pryor BARTON

Date of birth9 November 1879
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolNewington College, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDraughtsman
AddressCaptain Cook Hotel, Botany, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 10"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eva Monaro Barton, Captain Cook Hotel, Botany, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the Senior Cadets; 2 years (Commissioned Service) in the 14th Infantry Regiment, 41st Infantry Regiment, and 42nd Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date13 September 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name2nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death23 May 1915
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Harriette BARTON, husband of Eva M. BARTON, 'Hinemoa', Roma Avenue, Kensington, Sydney. Native of Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Special mention in Divisional Orders, 13 July 1915, for conspicuous gallantry or valuable services.

Killed in action, 23 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARTON Harold Pryor

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