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Harold Richard Anderson

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Anderson D. - Anderson L.S. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Anderson D. - Anderson L.S. (photo …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/673 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1888 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra VictoriaAustralia Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Anderson (mother), 35 Creswick Street, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/673 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 0" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      182 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Harold Anderson was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Anderson, of 86, Creswick St., Footscray, Victoria, Australia.

      Private Anderson was killed at the Daisy Patch on 8 May 1915.

      Found guilty, 18 November 1914, of breaking ship (absent without leave): awarded 168 hours' detention.
      Found guilty, Ismailia, 17 February 1915, of insubordinate conduct: awarded 3 days' confined to barracks.
      Killed in action, 8 May 1915.

      Parents: Mr & Mrs J. Anderson, 86 Creswick Street, Footscray, Victoria AWMM
    • KILLED IN ACTION. ANDERSON. —On the 8th May, killed in action at
      Dardanelles, Harold Richard, dearly beloved seventh son of John Anderson (late inspector of Railways) and Lucy Anderson, of 35 Creswick street, Footscray, aged 20.

      He gave his life for King and country. Public - Brian - Researcher - 30 June 2016 - The Argus (Melbourne) 15 June, 1915 : http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/1524265
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1915 AWMM
    Daisy PatchGallipoli AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Twelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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