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Douglas Dunscombe HARDING

Regimental number11852
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
Place of birthEast Brunswick, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway clerk
Address92 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Harding, 'Caringa', 6A Mitchell Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date27 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 17 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV,d Row J, Grave No. 7), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Martha HARDING, 280 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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