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Harold Edward BEST

Regimental number30476
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPainter
AddressCroydon Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, E Best, Croydon Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Previous military service19th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919

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