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Frederick Gordon HARRISON

Regimental number3841
Place of birthPort Augusta, South Australia
SchoolPort Pirie Public School and Port Augusta Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLoco foreman
Address66 King Street, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Norah Harrison, Princes Street, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Port Pirie Rifle Club and in the Volunteers.
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row A, Grave No. 5), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
178
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Norah HARRISON, 27 Daribin Street, Mile End, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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