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Henry HARRIS

Regimental number1546
Place of birthRiverton, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRiverton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.6
Height5' 7.75"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Rose Harris, Riverton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of knees)
Enlistment date7 September 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 Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date4 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Itonus', 10 June 1916; discharged (medically unfit: synovitis, left knee), Adelaide, 4 August 1916.
Date of death21 March 1963
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARRIS Henry

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