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Harold Ernest HARRIGAN

Regimental number3006
Place of birthBoorowa, New South Wales
SchoolBinalong Public School and Hereford House, Glebe, New South Wales
Other trainingEngineering
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressWagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eveline Harrigan, Monteagle, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 24), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Tumbarumba Roll of Honour ('Advance Australia'), Tumbarumba, New South Wales. Parents: Mr.J. and Eveline HARRIGAN, Prospect Street, Kogarah, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin; Arthur Clark, D.C.M.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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