Harold Cecil Upton

First Name: 
Harold
Middle Name: 
Cecil
Last Name: 
Upton
Date of Birth: 
Saturday, March 26, 1892
Mother's Name: 
Ada Upton nee Clarke
Father's Name: 
William Upton
Date Enlisted: 
Monday, July 17, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
30th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Thursday, August 31, 1933
Place of Death: 
Bulli, N.S.W.
Details: 

Harold Cecil Upton (Service No 4118), was born in Windsor, N.S.W.

On 10th April 1912, he married Elsie Kelly, and they had 3 children.

At enlistment, in Kiama, he was 24 years old, worked as a labourer, lived in Bulli, N.S.W. and had served in the Militia.

Harold embarked on HMAT A40 Ceramic, with 30th Battalion,10th Reinforcement, on 7th October 1916. He joined 30th Battalion, in France, on 15th February 1917 and saw service on the Western Front. There is no record of any wounding and he was returned to Australia, in June 1919. He was discharged on 20th September 1919.

Elsie and Harold divorced in 1921.

Harold died in 1933 and is buried in Bulli Cemetery, Bulli, N.SW.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, UPTON HAROLD CECIL

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