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Harold Alfred STEEL

Regimental number1938
Place of birthSandwell, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressVictoria Road, Birkenhead, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Steel, Victoria Road, Birkenhead, South Australia
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSt. Riquier British Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Maria STEEL, Murray Bridge, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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