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William Henry HARRISS

Regimental number2118
Place of birthWest Hartlepool England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Agnes Harriss, 48 Ebore Avenue, West Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Family/military connectionsSon: 2117 Lance Corporal William HARRISS, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 August 1917.
Other details

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

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