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Harold LAYCOCK

Regimental number1148
Place of birthOldham, England
SchoolHeyhouses Endowed School, St Annes on the Sea Lanes, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
Address...
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Harriet Jane Laycock, PO Radcliffe, New Manchester, England
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death1 August 1915
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 50), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
63
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Harriet LAYCOCK, The Post Office, Radcliffe, Manchester. Native of Oldham, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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