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Harold John NIVEN

Regimental number1359
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolWesley College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationOrchardist
Addressc/o A Niven, Hawthorn Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Niven, Hawthorn Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name19th Battalion, Transport Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularKilled in a railway accident, 25 miles NE of Rouen, France.
FateDied as a result of accident 14 February 1917
Place of death or woundingnr Rouen, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBoisguillaume Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 11A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
89
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Jane NIVEN, 16 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria

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