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Harold George TARR

Regimental number3632
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolQueensberry Street State School, North Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSalesman
Address87 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Tarr, 87 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPlace where killed: "I cannot find out & would like to know." (father)
FateDied of wounds 3 August 1916
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialStoke-on-Trent (Hartshill) Cemetery (15402), Staffordshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Bessie TARR, 87 Queensbury Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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