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George Robert HARRISON

Regimental number20044
Place of birthEast Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolRoseworthy Agricultural College, South Australia
AddressHenley Beach, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W F Harrison, Henley Beach, South Australia
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 20 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21
Place of burialVlamertinghe New Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row H, Grave No. 8), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Violet HARRISON, Henley Beach, South Australia. Native of East Adelaide
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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