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Harold Claude HARRISON

Regimental number2774
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolProspect Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStoreman
AddressDarlington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Frederick Harrison, 126 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Previous military service33rd Infantry; Six months duty at Watsons Bay and Manly before going to France.
Enlistment date24 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBrie British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Rose HARRISON. Native of Rushcutter's Bay, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2775 Pte Osborne Leslie HARRISON, 13th Bn, killed in action, 25 September 1917, Brother: F.G.Harrison was taken Prisoner of War at Battle of Pozi?res.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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