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Harold William BARDWELL

Regimental number2275
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolLeichhardt Sreet State School, Brisbane, Queensland
OccupationWarehouse assistant
AddressIndooroopilly, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Bardwell, Grovenor Road, Indooroopilly, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death8 June 1917
Age at death17.3
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Military Cemetery, Steenwerck (Plot I, Row N, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick James and Elizabeth C. Bardwell, Wilson Street, Taringa, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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