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William James HARPUR

Regimental number4424
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShearer
Address130 Devonshire Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Harpur, 14 Little Bourke Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 1st December, 1915, 19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement. Taken on Strength 19th Battalion, 26th September, 1916.
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Place of burialCabaret-Rouge-British Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row A, Grave No. 6), Soucher, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Mary KENNY (formerly HARPUR)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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