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Harold Sturm BOX

Regimental number2596
Place of birthPort Wakefield, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, Port Wakefield, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBusiness manager
AddressRoebourne, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, William Joseph Box, Geraldton, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Sturm spelt Sturn
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Date of death3 September 1916
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 1 (Plot VIII, Row H, Grave No. 2), Beaumont-Hamel, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Kate BOX, Geraldton, Western Australia

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