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Harold Richard CARSE

Regimental number879
Place of birthGreat Western, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressEdina Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 8"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Carse, 66 Chetwynd Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Australian Garrison Artillery, Geelong; 3 years in the 64th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces, Kalgoorlie.
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name4th Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps (November 1914), E Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Te Anau on 20 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force
FateReturned to Australia 25 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date25 June 1919
Other details

War service: Rabaul

Commenced return to Australia from Rabaul on board SS 'Melusia', 25 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 25 June 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARSE Harold Richard

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