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Uren, Harold Frederick


Born Bedminster Bristol England the son of William Salmon and Mary Anna Uren of 60 St. Georges Terrace Battery Point Tasmania, a carpenter for Gillam Bros Hobart where he had been employed for 5 years.   

He embarked Adelaide on board “HMAT Port Lincoln” with the 12th Infantry Battalion and served at Gallipoli where he contracted Enteric Fever and was invalided back to Australia. 

On recovery he then embarked for France on board on board “HMAT Demosthenes” on the 18th May 1916 out of Sydney with the 3 Divisional Cyclist Battalion and 1 Reinforcements (May 1916) with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant 

He died 9th April 1917 2nd Field Ambulance Station at Fremicourt from a gunshot wound to the stomach and was buried at the Communal Cemetery at Fremincourt later the remains reinterred at Bancourt British Cemetery, France.





No. 3 T.B. DURRINGTON 12th BTN Officer sent (to the Weekly Courier) by the late Captain Connell who is sitting second from left. The group includes Lieuts Green, Bryant, Uren, Adams, Lines, Captains Houghton, Conrell, Lieut D McLeod (lost an arm at Lone Pine). Captains Butler, Foster.














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