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Herbert HARRIS

Regimental number2423
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers Catholic College
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address803 Wellington Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Harris, 803 Wellington Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 20 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2423A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 August 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row Y, Grave 9), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth HARRIS, 349 Sterling Street, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Tamworth New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother in law; Pte W.J. Crawford, died of wounds
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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