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Harry KAY

Regimental number3830
Place of birthAlbany, Western Australia
SchoolMaylands State School, Maylands, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationWaggon builder
Address'Sunnyhurst', Guildford Road, Mount Lawley, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W E Kay, 'Sunnyhurst,' Guildford Road, Mount Lawley, Western Australia
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of fate 3rd to 4th
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 1 (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave No. 28), Beaumont-Hamel, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen KAY, 79 Guildford Road, mount Lawley, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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