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Regimental number636
Place of birthArdmona, Victoria
SchoolArdmona State School
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs James Harding, Armond
Previous military service17th Light Horse Regiment, Seymour, Victoria
Enlistment date19 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen HARDING, Ardmona, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin; Rudolph Geisler, was awarded Military Medal and Bar

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