Horace Henry Eric Eagleton

First Name: 
Horace
Middle Name: 
Henry Eric
Last Name: 
Eagleton
Mother's Name: 
Maud Eagleton (nee Bouvens)
Father's Name: 
Ernest Eagleton
Date Enlisted: 
Monday, August 23, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Driver
Unit: 
17th Battalion
Company: 
6th Reinforcement
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Sunday, September 12, 1954
Place of Death: 
Redfern, N.S.W.
Details: 

Horace Eagleton (Service No 2823) was born in Aberdeen, N.S.W. around 1898.

He enlisted in Wollongong, N.S.W. when he was 18 years old.  He was a single man, and worked as a labourer.  Horace's parents, who lived in Market Street, Wollongong, signed a letter on 21 August 1915 giving their permission for him to enlist.

Horace embarked on HMAT A14 Euripides with the 6th Reinforcement, 17th Battalion on 2nd November 1915.

After arriving in Egypt he was transferred to the Artillery and saw service with them on the Western Front.

Horace returned to Australia in May 1919 and was discharged on 23rd August 1919.

In 1919 he married Mary O'Sullivan in Wollongong.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, EAGLETON H H E

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