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Illingworth Keith HARRISON

Regimental number18676
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPublic accountant
AddressHenson Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, F I W Harrison, 15 Bent Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 26
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: "11 June and 30 September 1917"

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as Liaison Officer in an attack. He went forward with the infantry, and remained with them throughout the day, obtaining most valuable information.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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