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Alfred Gordon HARWOOD

Regimental number4139
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolPublic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressHaberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMiss E Harwood, Glenwood, Pembroke Street, Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot VII, Row d, Grave No. 24), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and theresa HARWOOD. Nataive of Hobart, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4140 Pte Patrick John HARWOOD, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919. Reg No. 4141 Cpl T.W. Harwood, 40th Battalion AIF, Reg No. 2580
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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