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Frederick George HARRISS

Regimental number3168
Place of birthCountry Village, Ravensbourne, Queensland
SchoolRavensbourne School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressTexas, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Virginia Harriss, Ravensbourne via Murphys Creek, Southern Line, Queensland
Enlistment date11 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3168A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
148
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Amos and Virginia HARRIS, Ravensbourne, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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