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Harold George DAY

Regimental number2809
Place of birthHotham River, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWagin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Mrs Susan Grace Playle, Williams River, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1917
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 7), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Agnes DAY. Native of Boddington, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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