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William Richard HARRIS

Regimental number57531
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
AddressThree Springs, via Mid-Railway, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMr William Harris, Three Springs, via Mid-Railway, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 March 1918
Place of enlistmentGeraldton, Western Australia
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Western Australia)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 16 May 1919
Discharge date11 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orari', 16 May 1919; disembarked Perth, 20 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 11 July 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARRIS William Richard

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