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Regimental number2151
Place of birthHamley Bridge, South Australia
SchoolHamley Bridge Public School, Hamley Bridge, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Emanuel Harris, Fisher Terrace, Mile End, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date27 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2151A
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTilloy British Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave 22), Tilloy-Les-Moufflaines, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth HARRIS. Native of South Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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