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03/08/2021 Henry was born in Clogher, County Tyrone on 2nd April 1889. He was one of at least none children, the first eight been born in the Clogher area.
03/08/2021 Henry Alexander Love was the second son of William and Emily Love (nee Cathcart).
03/08/2021 Private Henry Love is buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery in Belgium.
03/08/2021 Private Henry Love is commemorated on the Casino and District WWI Memorial Plaque in New South Wales, Australia.
03/08/2021 Known family: William Love, Emily Love, George Love (born 1st January 1884), Barbara Love (born 16th April 1886), Henry Harry Alexander Love (born 2nd April 1889), David Love (born 3rd March 1891), Edwin Love (born 3rd June 1893), Emma Emily Love (born 22nd May 1896), Mary Love (born about 1897), Catherine Love (born 2nd August 1898), Margaret Love (born 19th August 1900, Derrylin).
17/03/2017 Private Harry Love, Australian Imperial Forces, brother of Mr John Love, Belmont, Belfast, killed in action on 5th October. The deceased was born in Clogher Park, County Tyrone.
17/03/2017 From the Belfast Newsletter dated 3rd December 1917:
24/03/2016 From an unknown Belfast Newspaper
24/03/2016 Private H A Love, Australian Forces, killed, was a brother of Mr John Love, Belmont, Belfast.
30/12/2015 The 1901 census records 'Harry' as age 13 living with the family at house 5 in Knocknabrass, Crum, Fermanagh. William Love was a byre man. A byre man was one who raises or tends cows. Harry was still at school.
30/12/2015 Private Henry Love was reported killed in action a year later on 10th October 1917. He was actually killed on 5th October 1917. Henry was 26 years old.
30/12/2015 On the 13th October Private Love was transferred to the 13th Battalion. On 27th October he was transferred to the 11th battalion. On the 29th October 1916 he proceeded overseas with the 41st battalion.
30/12/2015 Private Henry Love embarked from Sydney on 17th May 1916. He disembarked at Devonport, England on 20th July 1916.
30/12/2015 Henry gives his occupation as farmer. He gives his next of kin as Mr William Love, father, Camira L K, via Casino, New South Wales. He was not married.
30/12/2015 Henry Love enlisted on 31st December 1915 in Lismore, New South Wales with the Australian Infantry. He gives his age as 26.
30/12/2015 Curiously, Henry Love has two Attestation Papers, both signed on the same date, completed identically with different handwriting one signed by Harry Love, one by Henry Love (same signature) . It may be that he signed the first one as Harry and the Australian authorities filled another out for him and asked him to sign with his birth name.
30/12/2015 The family emigrated to Australia.
30/12/2015 The CWGC record Private Love as the Son of William and Emily Love, of Camira Creek, New South Wales. He is also recorded as being a native of County Tyrone, Ireland.
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