Gerald Wallace HARVEY

Gerald Wallace Harvey Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Brisbane
Occupation
Fireman
Enlisted
11-October-1915
Place
Brisbane
Age
21
Status
Single
Service No
355
Rank
Sergeant
Unit
24th Australian Army Medical Corps
Embarked
18-May-1916
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
2nd Lieutenant
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
14-April-1917
Place
Bapaume, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Berks Cemetery Extension, Ploegsteert, Belgium
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial, Toowoomba Railway Honour Board and P.A.F.S.O.A. Beaconsfield Lodge Honour Board.

 

Gerald Harvey arrived in England in July 1916 and spent 10 weeks in training camp before embarking for France. In January 1917 he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant and joined his unit at the front in February. He was killed in action at Bapaume seven weeks later.

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