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Arthur John HARRIS

Regimental number1554
Place of birthMaryborough Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressBurns Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Isaac Harris, Burns Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4133 Lance Corporal Frederick Charles HARRIS MM, 22nd Bn, returned to Australia, 3 January 1919; Lt Harold Robert HARRIS, 14th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1915; Cousin: Corporal Mertoun Sidney MILLS, 3rd Trench Mortar Battery, killed in action, 12 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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