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Regimental number4723
Place of birthBirmingham, England
SchoolSt Thomas church of England, Birmingham, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
Address83 Walker Street, Ascot Vale, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Harding, 32 St Leonards Road, Ascotvale, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 22), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eliza HARDING; husband of Edith HARDING, 95 Athol Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria. Native of Birmingham, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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