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John Aloysius HARNETT

Regimental number2363
Date of birth20 July 1888
Place of birthSemaphore, South Australia
SchoolChristian Brothers' Catholic College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway porter
AddressPolice Station, Mitcham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs N Harnett, Police Station, Mitcham, South Australia
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Persia on 10 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Discharge date6 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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