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Joseph Henry HARVEY

Regimental number1662
Place of birthSouthern Cross, Western Australia
SchoolGovernment School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAssistant fitter
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr Thomas Harvey, Gwalia, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Goldfields Cadets
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Meningitis
FateDied of disease 21 May 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death18.10
Place of burialTell El Kebir War Memorial Cemetery (Grave No. 38), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Tom and Isabella HARVEY, Givalia, Western Australia

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