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Harry V. S. Sleep

Private

4th Light Horse Regiment

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Procera
  • Planted By: Miss E. Navin
  • Plaque: 3501

Additional Info

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Biography

Harry Vivian Skelton Sleep was born in Ballarat, and was a grazier at Longwarry when he enlisted on 20th June 1917. He was 48 years old and unmarried He was taken by the 4th Light Horse Regiment, with Regimental No. 4694. Later he served with the Remount Unit in Egypt. He became ill with malaria and was admitted to the Stationary Hospital at Abassia, in Cairo. He developed pneumonia and died on 30th December 1918 and is buried in Cairo War Cemetery, Egypt.
Tree No. 3501

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour