1. Memorial:Madras 1914-1918 War MemorialFace 28. Chennai
2. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour10B GQS
3. Grave:Trimulgherry Cantonment CemeteryA.4.16

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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.

Service Life:


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.

Detail :

2nd Lieutenant Harold Francis Naughton, Indian Reserve of Officers, attached 7Th Hariana Lancers. He died at Secunderabad.

Masonic :

TypeLodge 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.

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