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Arthur Edward HARRIS

Regimental number4129
Place of birthNew Zealand
SchoolPublic School, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCabinet maker
Address7 Carrington Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs H R Harris, 17 Carrington Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 February 1917
Place of death or woundingLe Sars, Somme, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialAdanac Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth HARRIS; husband of Mrs H.R. HARRIS, Milsop Street, West Hogarth, Australia. Native of New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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