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John Auguste Emile HARRIS

Regimental number2251
Place of birth52 College Street, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolCleveland Street High School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressL65 Denison Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, T Harris, 165 Denison Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets, New South Wales. 2nd Lieutenant, 28th Battalion
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 07-14 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name John Auguste
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death15.10
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial C.41), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Camille HARRIS, 1 Moonbie Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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