|Place of birth||Baltinglass, Co Wicklow, Ireland|
|School||Baltinglass School and private tutor, Ireland|
|Age on arrival in Australia||16|
|Address||Windermere PO, Windermere, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, Michael James Harbourne, Bridge Hotel, Baltinglass, Co Wicklow, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Ballarat, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||39th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/56/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||39th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Peronne, France|
|Age at death from cemetery records||21|
|Place of burial||Cerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 13), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Michael and Elizabeth HARBOURNE, The Bridge Hotel, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow, Ireland|
|Family/military connections||He also had cousins in Australia who were also killed in the war. Don't know their proper address. (Details from Mother)|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne on HMAT 'Port Lincoln', 20 October 1916; transferred to HMAT 'Borda', Sierra Leone, 2 December 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917; marched into 10th Training Bn, 10 January 1917.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 23 January 1917; discharged to 10th Training Bn, 4 April 1917 (total period of treatment for venereal disease: 72 days).
Found guilty at Durrington, 25 June 1917, of (1) conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline in that when he was told be a non-commissioned officer to be careful of what he was doing he made use of obscene language, and (2) conduct to the prejudice of good order an military discipline in that when told to double to his clothes he said that he would sooner do clink first, 25 June 1917: awarded 8 days' Field Punishment No 2. Proceeded to France through Southampton, 10 September 1917; marched into 3rd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Rouelles, 11 September 1917; moved into the field, 19 September 1917; taken on strength of 39th Bn, 22 September 1917.
Admitted to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 19 December 1917 (defective vision); transferred to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 20 December 1917; discharged to duty, 26 December 1917; rejoined unit from hospital, 27 December 1917; proceeded on leave to the United Kingdom, 22 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 8 February 1918.
Admitted to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 22 March 1918; transferred to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, Wisques, 22 March 1918 (tonsilitis); discharged to duty, 8 April 1918; rejoined unit from hospital, 13 April 1918.
Admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 14 April 1918 (pyrexia); discharged to duty, 15 April 1918; rejoined unit from hospital, 16 April 1918.
Admitted to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 20 June 1918 (pyrexia); admitted to 47th Casualty Clearing Station, 21 June 1918; discharged to duty, 28 June 1918; rejoined unit from hospital, 29 June 1918.
Killed in action, 10 September 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal