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James HARPER

Regimental number1558
Place of birthLorne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFireman, railway
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Archibald Harper, Lorne, Victoria
Enlistment date9 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6136 Pte Alexander HARPER, 3rd Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 2 September 1916; 530 Pte David HARPER, 15th Railway Company, returned to Australia, 21 June 1919.
Other details

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

Date of death24 July 1966

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