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Regimental number1826
Place of birthChilders, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMingo Crossing via Brynestown, Gayndah Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marian Harley, Mingo Crossing via Byrnestown, Gayndah Line, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1916
Discharge date2 May 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 374A Lance Corporal James HARLEY, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 1 February 1918; 1688 Pte John HARLEY, 25th Bn, killed in action, 6 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Discharged (medically unfit: tuberculosis), 2 May 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARLEY Thomas

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