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Harold Leslie LARSEN

Regimental number4026
Place of birthBundaberg, Queensland
SchoolFairymead State School, also South Bundaberg State School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngine driver
AddressFairymead, Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Larsen, Fairymead, Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date3 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Field Ambulance, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'(E. of Ypres) Consistent good work and devotion to duty throughout operations, setting splendid example.'
Recommendation date: 12 October 1917

FateKilled in Action 9 November 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death22.9
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 4), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ludwig and Martha LARSEN, Franklin Street, Bundaberg, Queensland

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