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Albert Victor HARDING

Regimental number4752
Place of birthWheatley, Oxford, England
SchoolWheatley, Oxford, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs J Harding, Bell Lane, Wheatley, Oxen, England
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Rollx1a TM Battery
FateKilled in Action 27 June 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 40), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Family/military connectionsEnlisted in AIF 6th March, 1915, 1st D.A.C. 7th Reinforcements. Attached 2 T.A. Bde - 13th October, 1915 Taken on Strength, X1A Medium Trench Mortar Bty, 15th April, 1916

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