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Osborne Leslie HARRISON

Regimental number2775
Place of birthLiverpool, New South Wales
SchoolLiverpool and Darlington Public Schools, New South Wales
OccupationGrocer's assistant
AddressDarlington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Frederick Harrison, 126 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row B, Grave No. 8), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Rose HARRISON, "Tahlee", Llewellyn Street, Rhodes, New South Wales. Native of Liverpool, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2774 Pte Harold Claude HARRISON, 45th Bn, died of wounds, 19 September 1918. Brother;
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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