|1. Memorial:||Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial||Face 28. Chennai|
|2. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||10B GQS|
|3. Grave:||Trimulgherry Cantonment Cemetery||A.4.16|
Awards & Titles:
Education & Career :
Naughton was a Plantation Manager first at the Ashbourne Tea and Rubber Estates (1912) and then at the Hatduwa Hathmatte Estate (1914) in Sri Lanka.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: 7th Hariana Lancers|
|Action : India & Imperial Policing|
At the start of the war it was important to bring Regular Battalions back from their 'Imperial Policing' role in India and the FarEast. These troops were replaced by Territorial and other Garisson troops.
2nd Lieutenant Harold Francis Naughton, Indian Reserve of Officers, attached 7Th Hariana Lancers. He died at Secunderabad.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||St John's Lodge of Colombo No. 454 E.C.||Sri Lanka|
19th August 1911
16th September 1911
18th November 1911
In 1911, he was a 28 year old Planter from Undugoda. "Died on W.S. 10/10/1917." Soldier records show died 10th November and was buried on the 11th.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley