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Arnold William HARRY

Regimental number8358
Date of birth10 February 1896
Place of birthHope Valley, South Australia
Other NamesWilliam Arnold
SchoolNorwood Public School, South Australia
AddressVernon Street Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Priscilla Harry, Vernon Street Norwood, South Australia
Previous military service34th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date23 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 30 July 1917

FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 9
Date: 24 January 1918

Discharge date16 September 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 587 Corporal Charles Melville HARRY, 27th Bn, killed in action, 8 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Date of death29 November 1961
Place of burialBrighton Cemetery, South Australia

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