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Charles Robert HARVEY

Regimental number1133
Date of birth26 January 1889
Place of birthAlbany, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Address15 Wade Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W R Harvey, 15 Wade Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For consistently good work in action from 25 February to 16 September, 1918, especially during the operations in the defence of Hazebrouck from April to July, and later in the operations in front of Villiers-Bretonneux in August and early September. He has shown great coolness, daring, and initiative, and has rendered splendid services.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 135
Date: 11 December 1919

Date of death12 May 1936
Age at death47
Place of burialChurch of England Cemetery, Lake Grace, Western Australia

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