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William HARMON

Regimental number36168
Place of birthBaufor
Place of birthBangor, Ireland
SchoolNewcastle Street Boys School
Age on arrival in AustraliaAs a baby
ReligionChurch of England
Address54 View Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 10"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eliza Ruth Harmon, 54 View Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 28
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 13 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 31), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane HARMON; husband of Mrs. Eliza HARMON, Fairfield, New South Wales. Native of Ireland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Australia

Embarked Melbourne on HMAT 'Port Sydney', 9 November 1917; disembarked Suez, 12 December 1917.

Embarked Alexandria and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 December 1917; disembarked Taranto, Italy, 22 December 1917; disembarked Southampton, 4 January 1918; marched into RBAA, Heytesbury, 4 January 1918. Proceeded to France through Southampton, 20 March 1918; marched into Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, 21 March 1918; moved into the field, 23 March 1918; taken on strength of 12th Field Artillery Brigade and posted to 112th Battery, 26 March 1918.

Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 12 June 1918 (shrapnel wound, left buttock); transferred to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station, 12 June 1918.

Died of wounds, 13 June 1918.

Buried at Ebblingham, 14 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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