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George John HARDING

Regimental number2667
Place of birthBurnley, Victoria
SchoolHawksburn State School
AddressPrahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Harding, 332 Malvern Road, Prahran, Victoria
Previous military service49th Infantry
Enlistment date20 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe worked as an assistant in his father's business (sauce manufacturer).
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XLI, Row A, Grave No. 17),Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Annie HARDING. Native of Prahan, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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