|Place of birth||Letterkenny, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Albert Street, Osbourne Park, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, H Harkins, Albert Street, Osbourne Park, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 13|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/30/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row E, Grave No. 8), Fouilloy, France|
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Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength of 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, 10 February 1916, and posted to No 2 Section, Cairo; taken on strength of 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, 10 March 1916, and posted to 8th Battery, Tel-el-Kebir; taken on strength of 24th Howitzer Brigade, 23 March 1916, and posted to 112th Battery, Tel-el-Kebir; appointed Temporary Driver, Serapeum, 18 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria on HMT 'Elele' and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 3 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 13 June 1916; appointed Driver, 1 July 1916. Transferred to 12th Field Artillery Brigade and taken on strength, 25 January 1917; posted to 112th Battery, 25 January 1917.
Wounded accidentally whilst exercising horses, 7 January 1918 (contusion in left leg); admitted to Australian Field Ambulance, 9 January 1918; transferred to 1st Australian Divisional Receiving Station, 9 January 1918; discharged to unit, 20 January 1918.
Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 7 February 1918 (old fracture, fibula); transferred to 15th Australian Divisional Receiving Station, 7 February 1918; to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 17 February 1918; discharged to duty, 31 March 1918; rejoined unit in the field, 17 April 1918.
Killed in action, 10 August 1918. Buried at Lamotte-en-Santerre Cemetery, 4.75 miles South-East of Corbie.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal