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Harold Raymond HEARNE

Regimental number142
Place of birthHamilton Vic
AddressDigby Road, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Hearne, Mildura,Mrs Sarah Hearne, Road, Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date12 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919

Military Medal

'For gallant and valuable work on patrol at BAPAUME. On the 17th March he went in advance of the Company and drove three of the enemy out of a strong post thereby facilitating the frontal advance of his platoon.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 January 1952
Place of burialKew Cemetery

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