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Harry GLEDHILL

Regimental number3498
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolState School, No. 1921, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressStrathfieldsaye, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Frederick Gledhill, Strathfieldsaye, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied St John's Hospital, France
FateDied of wounds 24 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21.7
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row F, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Sarah GLEDHILL, Strathfieldsaye Post Office, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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