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Harold Marcus SARGANT

Regimental number2655
Place of birthWalhalla, Victoria
SchoolCannington State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine cleaner
AddressRoyal Exchange Hotel, Katanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Sargant, 41 Wittenoom Street, Boulder City, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe volunteered to restore the line of communication under very heavy shell fire and his officer said he fast completed it when a shell burst and killed him.
FateKilled in Action 18 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Surname spelt SARGENT
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBonnay Communal Cemetery Extension (Row A, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Bessie SARGANT (as spelt), 985 Wellington Street, Perth, Wes tern Australia. Native of Walhalla, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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