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Donald Ethelbert HARVEY

Regimental number2672
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSwan Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6.25"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Harvey, Campbell Street, Swan Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 67th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date17 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 20 October1916; transshipped Sierra Leone, West Africa, 16 December 1916; disembarked Devonport,England, 10 January 1917. Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 6 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 October 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 17 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Ronald Ethelbert HARVEY.
Date of death21 September 1964

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