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William Kent HARKNESS

Regimental number7208
Place of birthLatrobe Tasmania
ReligionBaptist
OccupationGrocers assistant
AddressAspendale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Harkness, Aspendale, Victoria
Enlistment date4 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Date of death3 May 1942
Place of burialWivenhoe Cemetery

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