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William Edward HARMSTON

Regimental number11578
Place of birthBallina, Richmond River, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCustoms assistant
Address92 Elizabeth Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, M D Harmston, 92 Elizabeth Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 2, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 25 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 2), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Maurice and Mary HARMSTON, 75 Norton Street, Ashfield, New South Wales. Native of Ballina, New South Wales

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