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Richard Leonard HARRIS

Regimental number3614
Place of birthEngland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
AddressTivoli Hotel, Castlereagh Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine Bearpark Harris, 17 Ourimbah Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 June 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Annie HARRIS
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 May 1924
Age at death43
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, New South Wales

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