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John Redford Oberlin HARRIS

Date of birth4 December 1877
ReligionChurch of England
AddressObservatory, William Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinFather, J O Harris, Pymble, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name4th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion


Unit: Reinforcements Camp Suez
Promotion date: 30 October 1916

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Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 6 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name John Redford

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