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Harry Errol Elliot PUGSLEY

Regimental number23
Place of birthSouth Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationElectrician
AddressSolomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMrs Mary Elizabeth Pugsley, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Millitary Cemetery Fouilloy (Plot VIII, Row F, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Mary PUGSLEY, 5 Campbell Road, Parkside, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: Harrie Errol Elliot PUGSLEY

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