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Harold Keith de Warence HARVEY

Regimental number84
Place of birthLlanstinan Park, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
SchoolMonth College, Dorset
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShell-opener
AddressBroome, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J H Harvey, Wyke Regio, Weymouth, Dorset, England
Enlistment date25 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He was mentioned for his DCM for bravery on evacuation of Gallipoli." Details from Mother.
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Harold Keith
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death21
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 10), La Chapelle D'Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mr. J. Harold HARVEY, O.B.E., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., of "Marrick", Totland Bay, Isle of Wight, England

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