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Maurice Atherton HARTE

Regimental number1003
Place of birthEmerald End Station, Mareeba, North Queensland
SchoolState Schools, Mareeba and Evelyn, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressToumoulin, Cairns line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinEdmund Maurice Harte, Orange Grove, Kaban, Queensland
Previous military serviceHe served as boy on H.M.A.S. Gaynadah from November, 1909 to September, 1910.
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 3 January 1916
Place of death or woundingHeliopolis, Egypt
Age at death21.11
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 246), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edmund and Esther HARTE, Orange Grove, Kabany, Cairns, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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