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Thomas Francis HAROLD

Regimental number1934
Place of birthNavan, Co Meath, Ireland
SchoolSt Josephs School, Halifax, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Miss Mary Harold, 57 Portland Street, Halifax, England
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 July 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2027 Pte Christopher HAROLD, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919.
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War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Brisbane on HMAT 'Kyarra', 16 August 1915.

Taken on strength of 25th Bn, Gallipoli, 12 October 1915; disembarked from HMT 'Hororata', Alexandria, 9 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Embarked Alexandria and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 14 May 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 19 May 1916.

Killed in action, 29 July 1916.

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

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