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Harry James Samuel Askew AUSTIN

Regimental number3369
Place of birthEssex, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Harry James S Austin, 1 Second avenue, Ballam Street, Plaistow, England
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry James and Adelaide AUSTIN. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 August 1938
Age at death46
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland

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