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William James Carl HARDER

Regimental number2096
Place of birthKangaroo Flat, Victoria
SchoolMarist Brothers College (Catholic), Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway porter
AddressRailway Station, Canterbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Wm Frederick Harder, Railway Terrace, Kangaroo Flat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date27 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied as a result of accident 24 February 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name William James
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Messines Battle, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Rosenbery Plateau Plots) (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 26), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Theresa HARDER, Kangaroo Flat, Victoria

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