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Thomas Owen HARRIES

Regimental number1955
Place of birthFishgraw
SchoolFishgraw National School, Fishgraw
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, W Harris, 63 High Street, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"It is requested that any further communication re deceased be made to me. His mother died on 31st July, 1915 - a month before he did, and several communications had since been addressed to her. Therefore if the records be amended accordingly I shall be glad." Details from William Owen Harries, brother.
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Surname given as Harris
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death23 August 1915
Place of burialPortianos Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 40), Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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