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Harry ELEMENT

Regimental number5369
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address160 King Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Element, 26 Watkin Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialCliveden War Cemetery ( Grave No. 35), Taplow, Buckinghamshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Louisa A. ELEMENT; husband of Annie ELEMENT, 3 Sargent Larken Crescent, Daceville, New South Wales. Native of Redfern Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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