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Harry Norman DOVEY

Regimental number5086
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolCrown Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGlassblower
Address43 Marshall Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Doyey, 43 Marshall Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll5080
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialOntario Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 9), Orpington Churchyard, Kent.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Henry and Sophia Palmer DOVEY, 43 Marshall Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Wounded on Somme, France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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