HARBOUR Herbert Joel +

 
ORIGINAL AVENUE OF HONOUR NAME PLATE C.1929
Service number 3337

On the 27thFebruary 1917 Herbert was killed in action.

The Argus (16thMarch 1917)

“Mr J Harbour of Beaconsfield received the sad news of the death of his son, Driver Herbert Harbour, reported killed in action. Deep sympathy is felt for his relatives. Driver Harbour was a steady, hard- working young man, well known and well liked. He had been in France for some months doing “his bit” for his native land.”

Buried at the Grass Lane British Military Cemetery, Grass Lane, Guedecourt, France.

Name HARBOUR, Herbert Joel +
Service Number 3337
Rank Private
Roll Infantry Battalion 10-12 Reinforcements (September-November 1915)
Conflict First World War 1914-1918
Embarked 11thOctober 1915
City Adelaide
Ship HMAT Nestor A71
Age 23 years
Birth Place 1892, Beaconsfield, Victoria
Father John Harbour, Beaconsfield, Victoria
Mother Sarah (Beecham) Harbour
Religion Church of England
Occupation Labourer
Residence Beaconsfield, Victoria
Enlisted 19thJuly 1915
Height 5 feet, 9 inches
Complexion Ruddy; Eyes- Brown; Hair- Dark Brown