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John Thomas HARRIS

Regimental number2929
Place of birthMarrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolWanoona and Corimal Public Schools, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBellambi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, P. Harris, P.O. Bellambi, New South Wales
Previous military serviceCompulsory training
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'He was twice wounded and on furlo in London when he was caught in an air raid in Great Ormand Street, Queen's Square, London was killed on 25th September, 1917.' (details from Parents)
FateDied of wounds 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingLondon, England
Age at death19.11
Family/military connectionsCousin; W.T. Hill, Burraneer Bay via Sutherland, Sydney, New Sout Wales

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