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Harold George HARPER

Regimental number3838
Place of birthPark Street, Bowdin on the Hill, South Australia
SchoolChrist Church Church of England School, North Adelaide, S.A.
ReligionChurch of England
Address21 Falcon Avenue, West Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Madora Elizabeth Harper, 21 Falcon Avenue, West Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, Bullecourt Battle, France
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial No. B, 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Madora HARPER, 21 Falcon Avenue, West Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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