Acting Corporal Harold John Niven

Acting Corporal Harold John Niven
Source: Australian War Memorial

First year at Wesley 1907
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Date enlisted 2/04/1915
Unit enlisted 19th Battalion - Service Number 1359
Service details Railway accident at Serqueux 25 miles north east of Rouen. He was on a train returning from leave when wagons from a supply train smashed into his train on 13 February 1917. About 30 men killed. Of the 17 buried at Bois Guillaume he is the only Australian.
Date of death 14/02/1917 - 23 years of age
Unit details 19th Battalion
Cemetery/Memorial place Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery, Rouen - Plot 2 Row D Grave 11A
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