The AIF Project

William Nicholls HARRIS

Regimental number509
Place of birthYarroweyah, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
AddressTumulin via Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinBrother, Joseph Harris, Tumulin via Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date8 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 2 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot III, Row J. Grave No. 10), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary HARRIS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2024, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.