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Samuel HARRIS

Regimental number270
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
Place of birthSt. Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolMarrambool State School, Marrambool, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinCousin, William Harris, Bay Street, North Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date27 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 7 May 1918
Place of death or woundingPyphus at Pel el Kebir, Egypt
Age at death40
Place of burialIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 123), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Mary HARRIS
Family/military connectionsCousin; Horace Broadway, killed in action.

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