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Harold Windsor WESTAWAY

Regimental number3998
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolState School
OccupationLaw clerk
Address86 Maude Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Fredrick George Westaway, 86 Maude Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Corporal in Senior Cadets at Geelong, Victoria.
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name22nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHeaduville, Somme Sector - France
Age at death26
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row C, Grave 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick George and Mary Ann WESTAWAY.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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