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Walter Geoffrey HARRIS

Regimental number235
Date of birth6 October 1893
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address44 Molesworth Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Beatrice Emily Harris, 44 Molesworth Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

MSM


Recommendation date: 29 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 April 1985

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