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Harry Victor FIRTH

Regimental number6980
Place of birthHalifax, England
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Thompson Bros, Murrell Creek via Cootamon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 4.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Firth, 226 Upper Woodlands Road, Tollen Lane, Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 October 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Discharge date20 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT ' Euripides', 30 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 21 March 1918; discharged, 20 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Drowned near Albury, New South Wales.
Date of death4 April 1931
SourcesNAA: B2455, FIRTH Harry Victor

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