The AIF Project

Joseph HART

Regimental number1931
Place of birthEngland
SchoolChurch of England School
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFettler
AddressDininup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Mr Charles Hart, 298 Copston Hill Road, Oldham, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"His Grandfathers and Great Uncles served in the Army and Navy. Allhis uncles served in the Army. All his Brothers have served in the Army during the War. One in the AIF (Pte Tom Hart, No. 186, 11th Battalion AIF)." Details from Father.
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VIA, Row D, Grave No. 3), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Annie HART, 298 Copster Hill Road, Oldham, Lancs. England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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