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Frederick Charles HARRIS

Regimental number3237
Place of birthLondon, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPacker
AddressWilliam Street, Hamilton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Miss Bessie Harris, William Street, Hamilton, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3237B
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He was the youngest of five boys all of whom was on active service, two being killed in action (France). One brother, Gunner, winning MM." Details from Sister.
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death21
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row K, Grave No. 40), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Bessie HARRIS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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