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Harold James BACON

Regimental number1043
Date of birth6 May 1894
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressChurch Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.5
Height5' 9"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinSamuel Bacon, Church Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 S.S. Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollINF9CB
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Discharge date25 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ceramic', 25 January 1919; discharged (wounded), Brisbane, 25 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No Q164927.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BACON Harold James

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