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Harold Oscar HARRIS

Regimental number5390
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
AddressLockharts Creek, Red Bluff Post Office, via Huon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr J M Harris, Lockharts Creek, Red Bluff Post Office via Huon, Victoria
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5391 Pte Steven HARRIS, Australian Employment Company, returned to Australia, 7 February 1919; 7241 Pte Thomas HARRIS, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 January 1964
Place of burialWodonga Cemetery

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