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Harold Thomas DAWES

Regimental number2354
Date of birth4 March 1896
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCleve, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Dawes, Cleve, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A55 Itria on 14 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Central School
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Discharge date27 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Valencia', 20 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 27 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 January 1976
Age at death79
Place of burialTailem Bend Cemetery (RSL Section), South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAWES Harold Thomas

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