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William HARVEY

Regimental number1718
Place of birthWhite Street, Prahran, Victoria
SchoolHornsby Street State School, Windsor, NSW
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSouth Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Harvey, 10 Lang Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 17), Zillebele. Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Harriet HARVEY, 2 Clarance, Street, Prahran, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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