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Harold Percival GAVIN

Regimental number5348
Place of birthCudal, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School and Continuation Class
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address26 March Street, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, H P Gavin, 26 March Street, Orange, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in School Cadets and Commonwealth Trainees units.
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingJoncourt, France
Age at death21.9
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row N, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Ellen GAVIN. Native of Orange, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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