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Francis Leopole Dowling HARRIS

Regimental number1924
Place of birthDungog, New South Wales
OccupationHorse driver
AddressDungog, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.8
Height5' 9"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Harris, Dungog, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBathurst, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Francis Leopold
Discharge date23 February 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 7 September 1918; discharged (medically unfit: amputated left arm), Sydney, 23 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 January 1969
Place of burialNewcastle Memorial Park Cemetery & Crematorium, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARRIS Francis Leopole Dowling

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