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Harold Henry SERMON

Regimental number5658
Place of birthGrass Valley, Western Australia
SchoolChristian Brothers Catholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGrass Valley, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thomas Sermon, Grass Valley, Western Australia
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 26 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 June 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, 1918, France
Age at death27
Place of burialMelcombe Regis Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 3191), Dorset, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Clara SERMON, Grass Valley, Westgern Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5431 Pte Selby William SERMON, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 June 1919; 5663 Pte Francis Thomas SERMON, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 February 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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