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Harry Joseph ADSHEAD

Regimental number3
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSingleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 9"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Wesley Eveningham, John Street, Singleton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Place of enlistmentWest Maitland, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 January 1918
Discharge date5 February 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded (gun shot wound, head), 7 June 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 February 1957
Place of burialWhittingham Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADSHEAD Harry Joseph

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