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Regimental number1526
Place of birthWellington, New Zealand
SchoolNailsworth Agricultural School of Mines
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter and turner
AddressProspect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Harvey, Gladstone Road, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollBAC
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"An athletic member Prospect Football and Cricket Club. Also member of the Freemason Base Ball Club. Member of amalgamated society of engineers and very popular." Details from Mother.
FateDied of wounds 22 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 4), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Son of Alice HARVEY, 37 Gladstone road, Prospect, South Australia. Nataive of Wellington, New Zealand
Family/military connectionsCousin: Burbedge, killed in France.

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