|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Wangaratta, Victoria|
|School||Euroa and Wangaratta State Schools, Victoria|
|Address||Templeton Street, Wangaratta, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, George Harrison, Wangaratta, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the Senior Cadets.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Wangaratta, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/54/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||1848A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 16 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 2 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1916.
Admitted to 9th Field Ambulance, 9 February 1917 (scabies); transferred to 11th Field Ambulance, 13 February 1917; to Casualty Clearing Station, 25 February 1917; discharged to duty, and rejoined Bn, in the field, 2 March 1917.
Wounded in action, 7 June 1917 (gas poison shell), and admitted to 9th Field Ambulance, 8 june 1917; transferred to 2nd Canadian General Hospital, 8 June 1917; to Base Depot, Boulogne, 23 June 1917; rejoined Bn, 13 September 1917.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 4 October 1917 (gun shot wound, left leg), and admitted to 11th Field Ambulance, and transferred to 44th Casualty Clearing Station; to 18th General Hospital, Camiers, 6 October 1917; to England, 8 October 1917, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, 9 October 1917; discharged on furlough, 31 October 1917, to report to Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 14 November 1917.
Taken on strength, 3rd Pioneer Bn, in the field, 29 January 1918.
Reallotted Regimental No 1848A.
Wounded in action (third occasion), 26 May 1918 (gas shell), and admitted to 11th Field Ambulance; transferred to 49th Casualty Clearing station, 27 May 1918; to 2nd Stationary Hospital, Abbeville, 31 May 1918; to Ambulance Train No 17, 6 June 1918; to England, 7 June 1918, and admitted to Norfolk War Hospital, Norwich; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 17 July 1918; discharged to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 22 July 1918.
Marched out to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 13 September 1918.
Marched in to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 26 October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ceramic', 25 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 23 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 4 August 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||64|
|Place of burial||Wangaratta Cemetery, Wangaratta, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HARRISON John Edward Louis|