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Bertram Bramwell Fletcher HARRIS

Regimental number4795
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWallaroo, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 3.5"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss F Harris, Wallaroo, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account ofheight)
Enlistment date5 November 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date9 November 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 25 August 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 24 October 1917, for overland travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit: enuleation, left eye), Adelaide, 9 November 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 July 1925
Age at death36
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 7 West, Grave 11), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARRIS Bertram Bramwell Fletcher

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