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Alfred Charles HARRIS

Regimental number1545
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionNon-Conformist
OccupationLabourer
AddressMillicent, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.6
Height5' 1.5"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss Mary Harris, Hyde Park, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Mobile Veterinary Section
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date3 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked, Adelaide, 10 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 3 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 April 1973
Age at death82
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARRIS Alfred Charles

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