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Harry Edward ARDILL

Regimental number30456
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
SchoolMiddle Park, Victoria
OccupationGrocers assistant
Address124 Richardson Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, W Ardill, 124 Richardson Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Training Scheme.
Enlistment date15 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied from gas poisoning.
FateDied of wounds 29 March 1918
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLa Clytte Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 14), Reninghelst, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Adopted son of William and Ada WEATHERHEAD. Native of Footscray, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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