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Harry Leslie HOPE

Regimental number61
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolFriends High School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressArtillery Barracks, Queenscliff, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs L E Hope, 'Blairgowrie', St Kilda Street, Brighton, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery; Royal Garrison Artillary, Queenscliff, Victoria
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
FateDied of wounds 22 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialSte Catherine British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J. Harry and Lucy HOPE; husband of Lillian HOPE, "Blairgowrie", 22 Stanley Street, Elsternwick, Victoria. Native of Melbourne

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