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William Thomas HARPER

Regimental number7358
Place of birthByaduk, Victoria
SchoolByaduk State School, Byaduk, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressByaduk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A Harper Byaduk Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 41), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Charlotte HARPER, Byaduk, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin; A.V. Harper, reported missing in France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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