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Alexander HARRISON

Regimental number1651
Place of birthWallsend, New South Wales
SchoolWallsend Superior Public School, Wallsend, New South Wales
AddressPitt Town, Wallsend, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Ethel Harrison, Pitt Town, Wallsend, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialPoelcapelle British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 21), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Janet HARRISON; husband of Mary HARRISON, Pitt Town, Wallsend, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsHis four brother-in-laws fought inthe same war and cousin was killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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