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Harold ESPIE

Regimental number14457
Place of birthBerwick, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTelegraphist
Address760 Malvern Road, Armadale, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ada Espie, 10 Surrey Road, Hawksburn, Victoria
Enlistment date30 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollWireless Signal Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31195 (21 February 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75 (17 June 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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