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William Andrew HARRIS

Regimental number7026
Place of birthOuse, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressDerwent Park, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Harris, Derwent Park, Moonah, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death43
Family/military connectionsNephew; Pte N Christians, died of wounds, France, 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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