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Harold Kenneth McPHERSON

Regimental number56171
Date of birth3 October 1898
Place of birthKadina, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressGumbowie Siding, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.7
Height5' 7.5"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinFather, K McPherson, Gumbowie Siding via Peterborough, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date31 May 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 to 6 (SA) Reinforcements (May-Oct 1918)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 23 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Discharge date16 September 1919
Other details

War service: England, France (post-Armistice)

Commenced return to Australia on board HT'Ulysses', 22 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 16 September 1919.
Date of death16 September 1985
Age at death86
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, McPHERSON Harold Kenneth

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