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Edward George John HARKNESS

Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolMount VictoriaSchool, and Woollahra School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address1 Russell Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs M M Harkness, 1 Russell Street, Woollahra, Sydney New South Wales
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name2nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed for 6 years connected with St George's E.R.R. and later with 31st Infantry Mil. holding Commission in both. Adj 6th Training Battalion Zeitoun Camp, Egypt.
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Edward George
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death6 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial No. C.114), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary HARKNESS; husband of Mildred HARKNESS, "Glenbrook" 28 Grosvenor Street, Woolahra, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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