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Victor Albert HARWOOD

Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolPerth High School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurveyor
Address46 Bagot Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Adele Irene Harwood, 3 Hooper Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularIntelligence Officer to Battalion for some months in France
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row D, Grave No. 21), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joshua and Susan HARWOOD;husband of Adele Harwood, 3 Hooper Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Major Ross Harwood, D.S.O. AIF. Brother: Lt Colin Crisp Harwood, accidently shot in Camp, England, B.I.F.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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