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John Wilfred HARPER

Regimental number3140
Place of birthLithgow New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBrougham Street, Cowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr J Harper, Brougham Street, Cowra, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7260 Pte Clarence Oswald HARPER, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 7 June 1918.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Western Front
Date of death14 November 1967

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