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Harry Alexander ABERDEEN

Regimental number2955
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolState School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Emily Aberdeen, Granville Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service8th Infantry; Served in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date24 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTrois-Abres Cemetery (I. S. 11.), Steenwerck, France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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