Warrie HEAD

Birthplace
Drayton
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Railway Fireman
Enlisted
18-August-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
19
Status
Single
Service No
4504
Rank
Private
Unit
9th Battalion, 14th Reinforcements
Embarked
31-January-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
23-July-1916
Place
Pozieres, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Notes

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

 

Warrie Head arrived in France in July 1916. Eleven days later he was listed as missing at Pozieres. After twelve months a Court of Enquiry confirmed he had been killed in action. He was only 20. Later his body was recovered and re-interred at Pozieres British Cemetery.

 

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