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William John Ernest HARPER

Regimental number54
Place of birthWoodend Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address277 Napier Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs W J E Harper, 277 Napier Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 June 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name William John
Date of death8 September 1952
Place of burialBoxhill Cemetery

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