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Harry Arthur LEDWICH

Regimental number2710
Place of birthBooligal, New South Wales
SchoolSutton State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBerriwillock, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Leila Ledwich, Berriwillock, Victoria
Previous military serviceMember of Berriwillock Rifle Club.
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death35
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 7), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Frances LEDWICH; husband of Leila LEDWICH, ^Berrileigh^, Canterbury Road, Tunstall, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2709 Pte George William LEDWICH MM, 46th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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