Harvie, William Coleridge

Clerk who enlisted as a private in the 14th Reinforcement, 18th Battalion and served in France. He suffered a gun shot wound to his leg in August 1916 and was transferred to England. He was ill and transferred to England again in March 1917. He proceeded to Camiers, France in May 1917 and was admitted to hospital with trench fever two months later. He was reported missing in action in October 1917 and was later found wounded having been exposed to poisonous gas. He spent time in hospital and training camps in England before he was sent back to Camiers. In May 1918, he was admitted to a field hospital with diarrhoea and rejoined his unit before he was 'struck off strength' in January 1919.

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Born
Redfern, Sydney
1893
Departed Sydney
HMAT Ballarat
16 Dec 1915
Arrived Sydney
HMT Armagh
04 Jul 1919
Died
Mosman, Sydney
29 Mar 1953
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02 Aug 1915 - 20 Oct 1919
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