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Harold William METTAM

Regimental number26948
Place of birthNorth Fremantle Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationApprentice blacksmith
AddressMt Lawley, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Mettam, 101 Railway Parade, Mt Lawley, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military service38th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 24, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/134/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 12 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row b, Grave No.7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Margaret METTAM. Native of Fremantle, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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