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Robert Oxenberry HARRIS

Regimental number216
Date of birth18 February 1893
Place of birthSt Mawes, Cornwall, England
SchoolTruro School, Conwall; Argyle House School, Sunderland, C. Durham, England
Other trainingThames Nautical Training College, HMS 'Worcester', Greenhithe, Kent, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMaitland, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs. W. Harris, Maitland, Yorke's Peninsula, South Australia
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 3 December 1918
Discharge date28 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 March 1977
Age at death84
Place of burialNorth Brighton Cemetery, South Australia

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