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Walter Scott HARKNESS

Regimental number5841
Place of birthDrouin Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressDrouin, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Harkness, 'Fairydell', Drouin, Victoria
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Mobile Veterinary Section
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death31 May 1961

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