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Henry Alfred HARRISON

Regimental number567
Place of birthPort Fairy Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address22 Malmsbury Street, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Josephine Harrison, 22 Malmsbury Street, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 2 April 1917

FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He organised a small party and succeeded in clearing the enemy out of a village. On one occasion he attacked and dispersed a party of 100 of the enemy. Although wounded he remained at duty and continued to assist his Company Commander.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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