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Reginald Finley HARNETT

Regimental number17981
Date of birth12 September 1886
Place of birthAdaminaby, New South Wales
Other NamesHARNETT, Reginald Finlay
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSurveyor's lineman
AddressMonaro, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 11"
Weight174 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Joseph Harnett, Bredbo, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 March 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st and 2nd Field Troops
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Squadron Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Discharge date29 September 1919
Family/military connectionsSister: Jessie Eleanor HARNETT, Australian Army Nursing Service
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 August 1968
Age at death82
Place of burialFrenchs Forest Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARNETT Reginald Finley

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