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Rowland HARDLEY

Regimental number1303
Place of birthBarnsley, Yorkshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Address24 Stawell Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 9.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMrs Jessie Hardley, 24 Stawell Street, Burnley, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in 1st West Riding Regiment, British Army.
Enlistment date30 October 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name5th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1333
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of return to Australia incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 20 October 1914.
Discharge date25 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Portland, England, on board HT 'Ascanius', 17 March 1916; discharged (medically unfit: chronic rheumatism), 25 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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