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William James HARDING

Regimental number11856
Place of birthTomboon, Victoria
SchoolTomboon State School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCurdies River, Timboon PO, Tomboon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T Harding, Curdies River, Timboon PO, Tomboon, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 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 Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried at dickebusch New Military Cemetery
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDickesbusch New Military Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. II), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary HARDING, Curdie's River, Victoria. Native of Timboon, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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