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William Hervey HARRIS

Regimental number6357
Place of birthKatanning Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
AddressKatanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles Arthur Harris, Katanning, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1542 Sergeant Alan HARRIS, 28th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 August 1966

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