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Theodore Martin HARKEN

Regimental number442
Place of birthDunach near Talbot, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address13 Duff Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMrs A Harken, 13 Duff Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Boer War, enlisted 6th Contingent
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 July 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Martin Theodore
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death5 July 1915
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. I), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: A. Cornelius and Annie HARKEN, 973 Wellington Street, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Dunach, Victoria. True name is HARKEN, Martin Theodore
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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