|Place of birth||Newry Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria|
|School||State School, Victoria|
|Address||Tennyson Street, Sandringham|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||P Harland, Tennyson Street, Sandringham|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Corporal|
|Unit name||29th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/46/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||29th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Armentieres, France|
|Age at death from cemetery records||26|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 1), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Alfred and Cecilia HARLAND, 'Rosemont', 23 Wentworth Avenue, Canterbury, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 10 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.
Promoted to Sergeant, Tel el Kebir, 10 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 19/20 July 1916.
Placed on Supernumerary List of NCOs, 20 October 1916.
Previous report of wounded, now, 20 December 1916, to be reported as 'Wounded and Missing, 19/20 July 1916'.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 23 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.
Statement, Red Cross File No 1270407, 1985 Pte E.J. CAMP, A Company, 29th Bn (patient, 5th Southern General Hospital, Portsmouth, England), 7 December 1916: 'Informant states that he was with Sgt. Harland, A. Coy., when they went over at daybreak, July 19th 1916 on the Grenelles (?) (sic) Front. Harland was wounded just outside the German parapet. Informant wanted to stay and help him, but Harland told him to go on. Informant went on a few steps but was wounded himself and as he turned he saw a shell pitch close to Harland and blow him to pieces.'
Second statement, Lt A.J. Amistie, A/Adjutant, 29th Bn, 28 December 1916: '... Sgt. Harland was wounded on the night of 19/20th July last, and was taken to Advanced Dressing Station. Since that date no word has been received by this Battalion of his whereabouts.'
Note on file: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HARLAND Ormond
Red Cross file 1270407