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George HARRISON

Regimental number935
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) College, East Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHotal assr stant
AddressGrand Hotel, Mornington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Lewis Harrison, Grand Hotel, Mornington, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 August 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death22
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 53), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Louis (as spelt on Cemetery Details) and Agnes HARRISON, 27 Napier Street, Fitzroy, Victoria

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