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Hugh Gerrod HARPER

Regimental number63
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressArtillery Barracks, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWife, Mrs H L Harper, 29 George Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 6 February 1918

Family/military connectionsFather: [2250] Lt Frederick William HARPER, Anzac Provost Corps, struck off strength, 4 January 1919.
Other details

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

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