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Herbert HARRIS

Regimental number1669
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolVarious
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJockey
AddressAscot, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Harris, Athelstane Range via Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied as a result of accident 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialFouquescourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Died as a result of accidental injuries. According to his will, his full name was Herbert Barnet HARRIS. Parents: William and Margaret HARRIS. Native of Melbourne

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