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Charles Marsden HARRIS

Regimental number419
Place of birthHolbrook, New South Wales
SchoolPetersham Public School, Petersham, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHolbrook, Kerrabee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Abel Harris, Holbrook, Kerrabee, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll419A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBetlheem Farm, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Amy HARRIS, "Holbrook", Kerrabee, New South Wales. Native of Hunter, New South Wales

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