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Regimental number20798
Place of birthMacalister, Queensland
SchoolToowoomba State School, Toowoomba, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBroadmead, Macalister, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Harris, Broadmead, Macalister, Queensland
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 33rd Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 15 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHandecourt, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHancourt British Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Alice HARRIS. Native of Macalister, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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