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Harold George WEBSTER

Regimental number2997
Place of birthBega, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBigga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8.5"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Webster, Bigga, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 July 1916
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Date of death23 January 1919
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsRookwood Cemetery, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, New South Wales
Discharge date24 July 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 15 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 13 June 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 24 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WEBSTER Harold George

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