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David Edward HARE

Regimental number3507
Place of birthCarinda, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarter
AddressBultge Street, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinMother, .Mrs D Hare, Bultge Street, Dubbo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Place of enlistmentDubbo, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration details V.C. Corner (Panel No 13), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Admitted to No 4 Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 14 December 1915 (mumps); discharged to duty, 4 January 1916.

Taken on strength of 3rd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 5 February 1916.

Transferred to 55th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 13 February 1916; taken on strength of 55th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 13 February 1916.

Admitted to No 14 Field Ambulance, Tel el Kebir, then transferred to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Tel el Kebir, 4 March 1916 (injury to finger); discharged and rejoined unit, 17 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Posted missing, 20 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 26 July 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.

Note, Red Cross File No 1270306: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills 10.10.19.'

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARE David Edward
Red Cross File No 1270306

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