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Harry Ernest TARRAN

Regimental number7308
Place of birthNewtown, New South Wales
SchoolNewtown Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressEnmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Tarran, 13 Charles Street, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 24 April 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of broncho-pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 2 December 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.4
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialMaubeuge (Sois-Le-Bois) Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Charlotte Harriet TARRAN, 13 Charles Street, Enmore, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: 2857 Pte Leslie Victor BROOKS, 3rd Bn, died of wounds, 21 September 1917; 3912 Pte Francis Ernest BROOKS, 30th Bn, died of wounds, 20 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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