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Regimental number5600
Place of birthLostock Hall near Preston, England
Place of birthLostock Hall, Preston, Lancs, England
SchoolRoman Catholic School, Bamber Bridge, England
Age on arrival in Australia34
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWuraming, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Isabella Hartley, Wuraming via Holyoak, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 26 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied from natural causes
FateDied of disease 2 December 1916
Place of death or woundingTovant Military Hospital, England
Age at death43
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialFovant (St. George) Churchyard (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 3), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary HARTLEY
Family/military connectionsFather: Robert Hartley No. 15110. 112th Howitzer Battery, wounded in action on 31st August, 1917.

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