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Halliday, Francis (1892–1918)

Francis Halliday, n.d. photographer unknown

Francis Halliday, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

FRANCIS HALLIDAY was born at Cooma, New South Wales, on 18th May, 1892, the son of Mr. E. J. Halliday and Mrs. I. W. Halliday. He was educated at King’s School, Sydney, and joined the staff of the Bank at Tamworth, New South Wales, on 26th October, 1909. He was transferred on 24th January, 1913 to Maitland, and in the following September was sent to Scone as ledger-keeper.

Francis Halliday enlisted about May, 1915, and sailed from Australia as a gunner in the 5th Artillery Brigade on 18th November, 1915. He was appointed bombardier in May, 1917, and promoted to lieutenant on 10th April, 1918, when he joined the 4th Field Artillery Brigade. Lieutenant Halliday was killed in France on 28th November, 1918, through a horse falling and fracturing his skull.

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Francis Halliday, n.d. photographer unknown

Francis Halliday, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour