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Harold Atkinson STEELE

Regimental number859
Place of birthWhitehaven, Cumberland, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
Addressc/o Mrs Owens, Coastal Farmers' Association, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 8.5"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Ann Steele, c/o Mrs Owens, Coastal Farmers' Association, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 1.5 years in South African Constabulary; 1 year in Imperial Yeomanry.
Enlistment date18 September 1915
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force, 4th Tropical Unit, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Te Apua on 20 November 1915
Discharge date27 July 1919
Other details

War service: Rabaul.

Discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 27 July 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEELE Harold Atkinson

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