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Robert HARRISON

Regimental number1187
Place of birthCarlisle, England
SchoolBrook Street, Carlisle, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Addressc/o H Steven Esq, Vine Street, Hurstville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, John Harrison, 5 Middleton Terrace, Carlisle, England
Enlistment date9 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 May 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret Harrison; husband of Mary HARRISON, 79 London Road, Carlisle, England

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