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George HARRIS

Regimental number634
Place of birthDubbo New South Wales
SchoolCrown Street, Surry Hills Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia3
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGardener
AddressPeople's Palace, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFriend, Miss Esther Bennett, 11 Pelican Street, City, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 13, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Foster son of Mrs. D.E. Solomon, 8 Botany Road, Alexandria, New South Wales. Date of Death from Cemetery Records is "8th August, 1918)

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