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Edward Hamilton HARRATT

Regimental number64204
Date of birth21 August 1880
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 7.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Jessie Myra Harratt, 66 Miller Street, Essendon, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 May 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Discharge date7 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 14 September 1918; disembarked Suez, 25 October 1918.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 August 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 7 November 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death9 May 1961
Age at death80
Place of burialMelbourne General Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARRATT Edward Hamilton

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