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First World War, 1914-1918
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Studio portrait of 118 Corporal Arthur Edward Harvey, 26th Battalion. A draper from Bundaberg, ...
Studio portrait of 118 Corporal Arthur Edward Harvey, 26th Battalion. A draper from Bundaberg, Qld prior to enlistment, Harvey embarked as a Private with A Company from Brisbane on HMAT Ascanius on 24 April 1915. After serving at Gallipoli he was promoted to Temporary Corporal and, whilst serving in France was reported as missing in action. A later Court of Enquiry determined that he had been killed in action on 29 July 1916 and he is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial. His two brothers, Lieutenant (Lt) Archibald Thomas Harvey, 14th Battalion and 1697 Lance Corporal (L Cpl) George Kelynack Harvey, 14th Field Ambulance also served in the AIF. Lt Harvey returned to Australia on 13 February 1917 and L Cpl Harvey returned to Australia on11 December 1918.