Archer H,A,L

Harold Arthur Lee Archer

Service Record

Regimental number-39186

Religion- Church of England

Occupation- Bank manager

Address- Yerong Creek, New South Wales

Marital status- Single

Age at embarkation- 36

Next of kin- Mother, Mrs Isabella H Archer, c/o G L Archer, Mortlake, Victoria

Enlistment date- 17 May 1917

Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll- 16 May 1917

Rank on enlistment- Gunner

Unit name- Field Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 34

AWM Embarkation Roll number- 13/128/2

Embarkation details- Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917

Rank from Nominal Roll- Gunner

Unit from Nominal Roll- 4th Field Artillery Brigade

Fate- Returned to Australia 22 July 1919

Official Certificate

This is Harold's Official Certificate courtesy of www.theaifproject.com
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Official Records

These are Harold's Official Records courtesy of www.discoveringanzacs.com
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HMAT Ulysses

This is HMAT Ulysses which Harold embarked on, on the 22nd of December in 1917.
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What did a 'Gunner' do?

Harold was a Gunner. A Gunner is a member of the army who operates a large weapon such as an artillery piece or someone in the Air Force operating a machine gun or auto-cannon.
Author- Rosie Yates

Yerong Creek Public School

This site is a project with the Yerong Creek community in commemoration of the centary of the Gallipoli campaign on April 15 1915.