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William HARRIS

Regimental number699
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAudit clerk
AddressDalmarnock, 9 Stanley Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Harris, Dalmarnock, 9 Stanley Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 18 June 1916

FateKilled in Action 7 March 1917
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuously good work in France in charge of parties putting out wire entanglements in NO MAN'S LAND and general meritorious service with his Battalion since 10th April, 1915.
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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