Born at Fremantle, CoE. Enlisted with his father’s written consent at Perth on 5 July 1915 age 18, clerical cadet. Nok father, John William Harburn of Marmion St, Cottesloe. Embarked at Fremantle 1st October 1915 per A20 Hororata. Killed in France between 14-16 August 1916. No service record of grave and a memorial is at Villers-Bretonneux, France. No personal effects found. Service medals: 1914-15 Star, BWM and VM.