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Harold Crowther

Private

8th Batt.

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss I. Simpkins
  • Plaque: 129

Additional Info

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Biography

Harold Crowther was born in Huddersfield, UK. He enlisted from Ballarat on 19th August 1914. He was 22, single and a bill poster. He was posted to the 8th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 327. He was seriously wounded in the hand, leg and face by a Turkish home-made bomb at Gallipoli. He was evacuated to Malta by the Hospital Ship "Dunluce Castle" but died on 28th September 1915 and is buried in the Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Tree No. 129

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour