Harold Dean ANDERSON

Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Grocer's Assistant
Enlisted
07-February-1916
Place
Toowoomba
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
5975
Rank
Private
Unit
15th Battalion, 19th Reinforcements
Embarked
08-August-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
28 January 1917
Place
Albert, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Guards Cemetery, Les Boeufs, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba’s Mothers’ Memorial and St Stephen’s Uniting Church Toowoomba Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial.

 

Harold Anderson arrived in France in December 1916. Following a bout of tonsillitis he joined his unit at the front in January 1917 and was killed in action at Albert nine days later. He was only 18.