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Harvey Thomas WAKE

Regimental number1226
Place of birthCharleville, Queensland
SchoolCharleville State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressEdward Street, Charleville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Charles V D Wake, Edward Street, Charleville, Queensland
Enlistment date19 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 4 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 26 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 23 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 2 November 1918
Place of death or woundingDied of illness in Damascus.
Age at death28.9
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave 42), Syria.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Vernon Drury and Ellen WAKE.
Family/military connectionsWilliam Charles Wake died of wounds.

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