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Harry Ormonde KILLICOAT

Regimental number30709
Date of birth10 October 1896
Place of birthBurra, South Australia
SchoolBurra Public School and Roseworthy College, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address54 Fifth Avenue, St Peters, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Killicoat, 54 Fifth Avenue, St Peters, South Australia
Enlistment date31 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name23rd Howitzer Brigade, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt David Hatton KILLICOAT DCM, 3rd Light Horse, returned to Australia, 16 March 1919; 3660 Pte Myles KILLICOAT, AGBD, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919; Captain Arthur Lander KILLICOAT, 3rd Bn, Royal Scottish Regiment (b. Burra, 29 November 1887; enl. 4 September 1914; war service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Salonika, Palestine; arrived back in Australia, 15 February 1920); Sister: Sister Frances Madge KILLICOAT, Australian Army Nursing Service, effective abroad (returned to Australia late 1918).
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Wounded, Passchendaele, 4 October 1917; recovered and returned to duty. Arrived back in Australia, 5 October 1919.

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