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Charles Henry HARRISON

Date of birth12 December 1887
OccupationEnglish master, State High School
Address3 Robert Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, D Harrison, 28 Orphington Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name18th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion


Unit: Staff 7th Infantry Brigade
Promotion date: 27 May 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 18 September 1916

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).



Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Military Cross

Source: Cg 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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