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Thomas Hodgson HARRISON

Regimental number1669
Place of birthBirchip, Victoria
SchoolSt Arnaud School, St Arnaud, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressOutrim Street, St Arnaud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Outrim Street, St Arnaud, Victoria
Enlistment date19 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death7 August 1915
Age at death20
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave NO. 45), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary HARRISON. Native of Victoria, Australia
Family/military connectionsCousins: 1130 Pte Cecil Gordon DAVEY, 31st Bn, killed in action, 12 April 1918; 1825 Pte Frederick William BLACKMORE, 5th Pioneer Bn, died of wounds, 23 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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