HARVEY, Walter

Service Number: 3238
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion
Born: Washbrook, Suffolk, England, 1890
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 26 September 1917
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
Plot XIII, Row D, Grave No. II
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3238, 29th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
4 Jul 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3238, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Jun 1890 Harvey Walter Samford 4a 775.

Died Between 26/09/1917 and 27/09/1917

Address Woodland Street, North Essendon, Victoria

Father, George Harvey, Home Farm, East Bergholt, Suffolk, England

Enlistment date 29 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll 20 January 1916

Unit name 29th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/46/3
Age at embarkation 24
Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
War service: Western Front

He is honoured on the war memorial in the Church of St Mary the Virgin at East Bergholt, a village in the Babergh District of Suffolk, England, just north of the Essex border.