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Percy Harry Sutherland HARRIS

Regimental number3006
Place of birthKiandra, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressYarrangobilly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry George Harris, Yarrangobilly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 11 weeks in Army Service Corps, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on aoccount of arm.
Enlistment date21 September 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date11 August 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2378 Pte Bert HARRIS, 4th Bn, killed in action, 15 April 1917.
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 3 november 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 4 May 1917; arrived Melbourne, 5 July 1917, for overland travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: old injury to right elbow), Sydney, 11 August 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARRIS Percy Harry Sutherland

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