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Russell Hope HARRIS

Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationAccountant
AddressBlackwood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs E A Harris, Blackwood, South Australia
Enlistment date1 October 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross (Altered to Mention in Despatches)


Work near Westhoek on 20 September 1917.
Recommendation date: 24 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateDischarged 27 August 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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