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Gordon HARPER

Regimental number3321
Place of birthAlford, Aberdeen, Scotland
SchoolAlford Public School, Aberdeen, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMurwillumbah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Harper, Gillyfour near White House, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3324
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 2nd August, 1915, 15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcements Taken on Strength, 15th Battalion, 2nd April, 1916 Mortally wounded 11th August, 1916
FateDied of wounds 14 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 47), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
76
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Regtl number listed as 3324 on Cemetery Details
Family/military connectionsBrother; John A Harper Brother; Robert Harper

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