Katikati e-memorial for soldiers who left from Katikati to serve in World War One

A project completed in association with the Katikati Returned Services Association.

Information kindly researched and provided by P.R.Lascelles NZEF Research Service with additional material provided by local families.

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SOLDIER H.F.GALLAHER
Serial No. 3867
Rank Private
Full Name Henry Fletcher GALLAHER
Status/Occupation
Body Australian Infantry, A.I.F
Unit
Last Address
Next of Kin
WW1 Medal Entitlement
Embarked
Casualty List
Roll of Honour Died Wednesday, 24th April 1918.
Commemorative Information
Memorial Villers-Bretoneux Memorial, Somme, France
Location Villers-Bretonneux is a village 16 kilometres east of Amiens on the straight main road to St Quentin. The Memorial stands in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, which is about 2 kilometres north of the village on the east side of the road to Fouilloy. Commemorated by name on the Memorial are over 10,000 Australian soldiers who fell in the battlefields of the Somme, Arras and the "Hundred Days" and who have no known grave. The Villers-Bretonneux Memorial is also the Australian National Memorial to the Australian soldiers who fought in France and Belgium during the First World War, to their dead, and especially to those of the dead whose graves are unknown.
Additional Information Historical Information:
The Australian National Memorial was erected to commemorate Australian soldiers who fought in France and Belgium, to their dead, and especially to those of the dead whose graves are not known. These soldiers fell in the battlefields of the Somme, Arras and the "Hundred Days". There are now 10736, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated on this memorial.
Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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Left: Twins Charles and Henry Gallaher

Henry Fletcher (Harry) Gallaher
1 January 1881 - 24 April 1918