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James Norman HARCUS

Regimental number1882
Place of birthCooktown, Queensland
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
AddressWilbriggie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Harcus, Wilbriggie, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave NO. 20), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Catherine HARCUS, Upper Cliff Road, Northwood, Sydney. Native of Cooktown, Queensland

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