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Harold RAINEY

Regimental number2009
Date of birth15 December 1891
Place of birthFullerton Estate, South Australia
Place of birthFullarton Estate, South Australia
SchoolScotts Creek Public School, South Australia; Scott's Creek State School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMason
AddressScotts Creek, via Mount Lofty, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Rainey , Scotts Creek, South Australia
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot B, Row IV, Grave No. 6), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary RAINEY, Scott's Creek, South Australia
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli (wounded; invalided to Malta, 31 July 1915).

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