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Harry POWIS

Regimental number996
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address343 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Powis, 20 Vincent Road, Highams Park, Chingford, Essex, England
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1920
Discharge date28 September 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced retutrn to Australia on board HT 'Kigoma', 20 May 1920; disembarked Melbourne, 15 July 1920; discharged, Melbourne, 28 September 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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