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Herbert George HARDING

Place of birthGympie, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address'Glenharding', Harlin, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSilas Harding, 'Glenharding', Harlin, Queensland
Previous military serviceNo. 1 Horse Queensland Battery A.F.A.
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Has done excellent services particularly in command of the 12th Battery during operations near Luisenhoff Farm on Grid North, where he carried out valuable reconnaissance for observation posts under heavy fire.
Recommendation date: 4 March 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateKilled in Action 10 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Silas and Janey HARDING, Harlin, Queensland

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