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Arthur James HARRIS

Regimental number5725
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
SchoolBurbanks State School, Burbanks near Coolgardie, W.A.
AddressMinnivale, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Harris, Minnivale, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 15 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 March 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Special Memorial No. D.2), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary HARRIS, Minnivale, Western Australia
Discharge datea
Family/military connectionsBrother; Sergeant John William Harris, MM, died of owunds and buried at Ville-Tur-Corbie, France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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