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John Alexander HARPER

Regimental number5108
Place of birthNile Tasmania
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressSouth Mount Cameron, North East Coast, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Harper, South Mount Cameron, North East Coast, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919

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