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Raymond Hill HARRISON

Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolLaunceston High School (now merged into the Launceston Church Grammar School).
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank teller
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinBrother, Mr C H Harrison, Government Railways, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPlayed Football, Cricket also Rowing and Amateur Theatricals.
FateDied of wounds 16 May 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialLiverpool (West Derby) Cemetery (Plot X, Row CE., Grave No. 118), Lancashire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Alice HARRISON
Family/military connectionsCousin; Gunner C.I.Harrison (dec'd) Cousin; Lieut Maxwell Eddie, A.F.C. (dec'd)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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