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William Thomas HARRIS

Regimental number1963
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolCatholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address1O2 Stevenson Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harris, 1O2 Stevensonstreet, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He was always a volunteer and a thoughtful boy." Details from Mother.
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plo9t XIX, Row A, Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary HARRIS, 10 Stephenson Street, Richmond South , Victoria

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