|Place of birth||Kangaroo Ground, Victoria|
|School||Paxton Hill State School No. 1134, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Kangaroo Ground, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Father, R C Harris, Kangaroo Ground, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||24th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/41/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Age at death||29.3|
|Age at death from cemetery records||29|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 16), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Robert and Sophy HARRIS. Native of Kangaroo Ground, Victoria|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 3025 Pte William Shelley HARRIS, 58th Bn, returned to Australia, 26 September 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength, 24th Bn, Gallipoli, 12 October 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Admitted to 6th Field Ambulance, Tel el Kebir, 21 January 1916 (debility); transferred same day to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh (influenza); to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, 4 February 1916; discharged to Overseas Base, 18 February 1916.
Taken on strength, 50th Bn, Ferry Post, 4 April 1916.
Transferred to 59th Bn, and taken on strength, 4 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presume Buried In No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HARRIS Robert|