Harley ALDAY

Regimental number2049
Place of birthPrincess Hill, Melbourne, Victoria
OccupationState school teacher
AddressElsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 11.25"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Edward Alday, 71 Shoobra Road, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 January 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1915
Discharge date29 December 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Admitted to No 1 General Hospital, Heliopolis, 3 October 1915 (enteric fever); placed on Dangerously Ill List, 3 October 1915; transferred to Convalescent Camp, Port Said, 27 November 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Wandilla', 13 December 1915; disembarked, 14 January 1916.

Returned to duty, Melbourne, 24 November 1916.

Discharged Melbourne (medically unfit: debility), 29 December 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1963
Age at death68
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALDAY Harley