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Regimental number3634
Place of birthBingley, Yorkshire, England
SchoolCarlton St Board School, Bradford, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy hand
AddressApplecross, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Thomas Stirk, Doncaster, England
Enlistment date8 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven name is Harry on ROH.
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 17), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Ellen STIRK, 14 Close Head, Thornton, Bradford, Yorks, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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