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Joseph HARTE

Regimental number6792
Place of birthSligo, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCoffee Palace, Oakleigh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 4.25"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. C. Harte, Curry, Sligo, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 September 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Discharge date20 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne on HMAT 'Ulysees', 25 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 28 December 1916.

Found guilty at Durrington, 6 February 1917, of disobedience of routine orders in that he failed to hand his pass to the Sergeant of the Guard on returning to camp, 2 February 1917: awarded 3 days' confinement to camp.

Proceeded to France through Folkestone, 28 March 1917; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 29 March 1917; moved into the field, 31 March 1917; taken on strength of 6th Bn, 2 April 1917; proceeded on leave to the United Kingdom, 26 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 11 February 1918; proceeded on leave to the United Kingdom, 11 January 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 9 February 1919. Marched in No 1 Group, Deverill, 24 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Prinz Ludwig', 10 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 September 1919. Discharged Melbourne, 20 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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