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James Frederick McDonald HARPER

Regimental number6458
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
SchoolIpswich Central School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHair dresser
AddressSylvan Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinSister, Mrs Ivy Leslie Layton, Hams Parade off Park Street, Ipswich, Jqld
Enlistment date22 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name James Frederick
Place of burialEterpigny Communal Cemetery Extension (Row A, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Louisa HARPER
Family/military connectionsBrother; killed
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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