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Harold Walker WISHART

Regimental number1106
Date of birth8 October 1894
Place of birthYoung, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMurrumburrah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J W Wishart, Corrawang, Murrumburrah, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)War Service: Served two years 45 days (one year 53 days of which were spent abroad)
Discharge date11 June 1918
Other details

Suffered a gun shot wound to the right thigh while on active service in France. Was transported to England on hospital ship "St Andrew" and admitted to Endell St. Military Hospital on 16 May 1917. On 17 August had right leg amputated above the knee at 2nd Aust. Auxiliary Hospital, Southall. Was discharged medically unfit

Date of death6 March 1960 - Concord Repat. Hospital, Sydney
Age at death66
Place of burialWoronora Crematorium, Sutherland, New South Wales

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