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Frank HARDING

Regimental number704
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address67 Peel Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinCousin, Samuel Goldsmith, 67 Peel Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917
Date of death6 July 1951
Place of burialBallarat New Cemetery

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