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Harold Edwin BEST

Regimental number9963
Place of birthDunoon New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
AddressPresident Avenue, Sutherland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, A Best, President Avenue, Sutherland, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Australian General Hospital, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/66/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Ambulance
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 January 1973

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