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Harold LATTA

Regimental number62174
Date of birth30 July 1896
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
SchoolNorwood Public School, South Australia
AddressNorwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Latta, 13 Theresa Street, Norwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; transferred to 79th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date13 May 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1-6 (SA) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board SS Gaika on 6 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 9 January 1920
Discharge date12 March 1920
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Adelaide, 6 August 1918; disembarked London, England, 13 October 1918.

Transferred to engineer Details, 8 November 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 29 January 1919; taken on strength, 15th Field Company Engineers, in the field, 7 February 1919.

Proceeded to England for demobilisation, 2 December 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Megantic', 9 January 1920; disembarked, Adelaide, 18 February 1920; discharged, Adelaide, 12 March 1920.

Medal: British War Medal

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