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Edwin Francis HARDING

Regimental number2845
Place of birthOatlands, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStorekeeper
AddressSwanston Street, New Town, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 6.25"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lilian Harding, Swanston Street, New Town, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917
Discharge date24 July 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Barambah', 8 April 1917; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Tasmania, 24 July 1917.

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

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death9 August 1947
SourcesNAA B2455 42455889

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