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Harold Charles WEBSTER

Regimental number964
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 6"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Webster, 25 Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date13 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Napier', 12 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 13 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 May 1923
Age at death47
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, WEBSTER Harold Charles

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