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Harry Broughton Moriarty (1898–1917)

Harry Broughton Moriarty, c 1916 photographer unknown

Harry Broughton Moriarty, c 1916 photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

HARRY BROUGHTON MORIARTY was born on 24th January, 1898, at Queanbeyan, New South Wales, the son of Mr. Arthur William and Mrs. Nora Marion Moriarty. He received his education at the Monaro Grammar School, Cooma, joined the staff of the Bank at its Western Branch on 16th June, 1915, and was transferred from there to Yass on 3rd July following.

Harry Broughton Moriarty enlisted as a private in the A.I.F. in June, 1916, and was assigned to the 56th Battalion, subsequently embarking for France where he was on active service. He transferred to the 19th Battalion and was reported as killed in action at Bullecourt on 3rd May, 1917.

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'Moriarty, Harry Broughton (1898–1917)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/moriarty-harry-broughton-24354/text33096, accessed 2 March 2024.

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Harry Broughton Moriarty, c 1916 photographer unknown

Harry Broughton Moriarty, c 1916 photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

Life Summary [details]

Birth

24 January, 1898
Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia

Death

3 May, 1917 (aged 19)
France

Cause of Death

killed in action

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Occupation
Military Service
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