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James Samuel HARRISON

Date of birth21 August 1880
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
Address7 Closeburn Avenue, Windsor, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 8"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M.E. Harrison, 7 Closeburn Avenue, Windsor, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 12 years in 20th Light Horse Regiment (6 years as a commissioned officer).
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
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Unit: 1st Anzac Cyclist Battalion
Promotion date: 27 May 1915

FateReturned to Australia 30 October 1919
Discharge date30 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1203 Driver Edward Todd HARRISON, 4th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 14 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wahehe', 30 October 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 13 December 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Melbourne, 30 April 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death17 January 1941

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