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Christopher Ernest HARPER

Regimental number1658
Place of birthRiddell, Victoria
SchoolCatholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Honora Harper, 29 Capel Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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