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Regimental number1750
Place of birthWelling, Kent, England
SchoolWelling School
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Jas Bently, Spring Vale, Burrowa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Harding, 115 High Street, Bexley, England
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Place of death or woundingLebuequiere (Retreat to Hind. Line)
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, row C, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of James HARDING, 115 High Street, Bexley, Kent, England. Native of Welling, Kent
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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