Horace Shuttleworth

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History

Born at Eaglehawk near Bendigo, Horace William Shuttleworth's father was Charles Shuttleworth.[1]

Horace Shuttleworth was a very good runner. He served during World War One in the 14th Battalion and received the Military Medal. He enlisted at Ballarat as a 20 year single clerk on 10 September 1014. Horace Shuttleworth (786) was discharged from the 14th Battalion on 07 November 2014. At that time of his enlistment his father was living in Nelson Street, California Gully. [2]

Charles Shuttleworth wrote the following words on 4 September 1914:

To whom it may concern
I hereby consent to my son Horace Shuttleworth of 618 Armstrong Street Ballarat enrolling as a volunteer in the 2nd Expeditionary Force leaving Australia.
Charles Shuttleworth[3]


On 07 July 1915 H. Shuttleworth H. (3921) enlisted as a 21 year old and served with the 59th Battalion. He sailed from Australian on 23 November 1915. was awarded the Military Medal on 31 October 1917, and was promoted to Lance Corporal on 05 May 1918.[4]

In 1854 Horace Shuttleworth received a certificate in Turning and Fitting, and Engineering Drawing from the Ballarat School of Mines. The certificate was signed by Richard W. Richards.

Legacy

The World War One service of Horace Shuttleworth is recognised on the Ballarat Avenue of Honour.

See also

Ballarat Avenue of Honour

World War One

Notes

References

  1. NAA: B2455, SHUTTLEWORTH HORACE
  2. NAA: B2455, SHUTTLEWORTH HORACE
  3. NAA: B2455, SHUTTLEWORTH HORACE
  4. NAA: B2455, SHUTTLEWORTH HORACE

Further Reading

External links

World War One dossier - http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=8083508


--Beth Kicinski 13:38, 24 August 2013 (EST); --Clare K.Gervasoni 16:45, 21 April 2015 (AEST)

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