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Regimental number530
Place of birthPennyroyal Victoria
AddressWarrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Harriett Harper, Koroit Street, West Warrnambool, Victoria
Enlistment date29 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Discharge date21 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6136 Pte Alexander HARPER, 3rd Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 2 September 1916; 1558 Sergeant James HARPER, 1st Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 25 March 1919.

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