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Clement Wallington HARRIS

Regimental number264
Date of birth17 July 1891
Place of birthWermatong Station, Tumut, New South Wales
SchoolKing's College, Goulburn, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressWermatong, Tumut, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, H L Harris, Wermatong, Tumut, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 1st Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 14 November 1915


Unit: 1st Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 12 April 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30474 (14 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).
Recommendation date: 17 June 1917

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Gundagai branch, 14 July 1908 (promoted ledger keepr, July 1911). Transferred to Grenfell branch, April 1912; to Coolamon branch, August 1913.
FateReturned to Australia 25 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Wounded in action, Rafa, 29 January 1917; Beersheba, 3 November 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 August 1963

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