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Harold Richard POWE

Regimental number787
Date of birth5 October 1895
Place of birthWaverley, New South Wales
SchoolWaverley Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressInverness Avenue, Penshurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, R S Powe, Inverness Avenue, Penshurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1916
Discharge date15 July 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1788 Corporal Norman V POWE, 3rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcements.
Other detailsEnlisted 2 January 1915, embarked June 1915. Service in Egypt, Gallipoli (three months). Contracted illness and returned to Australia in March 1916.

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