|Place of birth||Echuca, Victoria|
|School||St Mary's Primary School, Echuca, Victoria|
|Age on arrival in Australia||23.6|
|Address||Railway Reserve, Echuca, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Harris, Railway Reserve, Echuca, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the Echuca Rangers,|
|Place of enlistment||Broadmeadows, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||14th Battalion, E Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/31/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A38 Ulysses on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||14th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||'He was Band Master of the 14th Battalion Band Overseas and was with the 14th Battalion Military Band on leaving Gallipoli.' (Details from Mother)|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||23.6|
|Place of burial||Bapaaume Australian Cemetery (Pl==Row B, Grave No. 15), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Michael and Mary HARRIS, Railway Reserve, Echuca, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 12 April 1915.
Granted temporary rank of Sergeant, 1 July 1915; temporary rank confirmed, 12 September 1915.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Mudros West, 24 September 1915 (pyrexia, unknow origin)l discharged to duty, 2 October 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 1 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 12916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 June 1916.
Joined Balliol College, Oxford, for training for appointment to a commission in the AIF, 5 September 1916.
Appointed 2nd Lt, 28 October 1916.
Taken on strength, 14th Bn, in the field, 22 December 1916.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 27 December 1916 (gonorrhoea and orchitis); transferred to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, Amiens, 28 December 1916; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 29 December 1916; discharged to duty, 14 February 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 55 days; rejoined Bn, in the field, 6 March 1917.
Wounded in action, 11 April 1917 (shell wound, chest: penetrating); admitted to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 12 April 1917.
Died of wounds, 12 April 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HARRIS Augustine John|