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George William HARDBATTLE

Regimental number1693
Place of birthBeverly, Yorkshire, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Hardbattle, Lund near Beverley, Yorkshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Place of enlistmentGeelong, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Discharge date8 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Bakara', 24 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 8 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1961
Place of burialLilydale Lawn Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARDBATTLE George William

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