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Percy Edmond HARMS

Regimental number1938
Place of birthRoma, Queensland
SchoolRoma State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRiverslea, Surat, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Savannah Harms, Riverslea, Basin Downs, Surat, Queensland
Previous military serviceHe was a member of the Senior cadets, Roma but was generally too far out of town to attend drill.
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Susannah HARMS, Wyntham Street, Roma, Queensland
Family/military connectionsCousin: Sergeant W.C.H. PRICE who won the Military Medal during this war in the British Army. Nephew; Sgt F Price and W.N. Price of the British Army who were killed in 1914.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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