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Harry FLETCHER

Regimental number5654
Place of birthLiverpool, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 3.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Henry Fletcher, 45 Kirkman Street, Kirkdale, Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceServed for 6 years in the Territorial Force, England.
Enlistment date13 February 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Unit name3rd Light Horse Brigade Train, 1st Reinforcement, 12th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Discharge date23 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 24 January 1919; arrived Melbourne, 7 March 1919, for onward travel by sea to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit: gassed), Brisbane, 23 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death30 June 1975
Place of burialAlbany Creek Crematorium
SourcesNAA: B2455, FLETCHER Harry

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