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Edward Roy HARVEY

Regimental number3392
Place of birthCalifornia Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
SchoolWilliamstown South State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDriver
AddressWilliamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Harvey, 5 Thompson Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date8 June 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll451st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"A clever lad with pencil and brush (self taught), and sunny dispositionand writer of verse. A loving unselfish son and brother and friend." Details from Father.
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 8),Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth HARAVEY, 5 Thompson Street, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia. Native of California Gully, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNot with the AIF, but a grandson of Edward Harvey Holder of Royal Humane Medal and certificate in life saving.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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