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Harold Victor BARGER

Regimental number1675
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolNorth Bedigo and Junortoun State Schools, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Harry Barger, Junartown, Victoria
Enlistment date26 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of disease 16 February 1916
Place of death or woundingTel el Kebir
Date of death16 February 1916
Age at death19.5
Age at death from cemetery records17
Place of burialTell El Kebir War Memorial Cemetery (24), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
93
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Emily Barger, Junortoun, Bendigo, Victoria. Born at Bendigo

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