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Regimental number3176
Place of birthBourke, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBerri, River Murray, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.5
Height5' 2"
Weight109 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Sargeant, Harding, Berri, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 November 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Karmala on 8 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Aeneas', 2 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: bronchitis and debility), Adelaide, 17 March 1919.

War service: 2 years 134 days (of which 2 years 6 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARDING Leslie

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