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H Michael DURACH

Regimental number2881
Other NamesHarold Michael
SchoolDromana State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBank clerk
AddressSeaby Street, Stawell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Durach, Seaby Street, Stawell, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and Citizen Military Forces, in 73rd Inf Company rose to Sergeant in Citizen Forces.
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2880
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was interested in sport especially cricket, football and rifle shooting. Given names Harold Micheal on ROH.
FateDied of wounds 17 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death21.8
Family/military connectionsCousin to Driver James Vincent Houston killed 24th April 1917.

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