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Ralph Swinburne HARRISON

Regimental number3407
Place of birthStockton on Tees, Yorkshire, England
Place of birthStockton-on-Tees, England
SchoolBundaberg School, QLD
Age on arrival in Australia7
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRose Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinNi, Mrs Maud O'Reilly, 74 Newcastle Street, Rose Bay, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was a newspaper reporter.
FateDied of disease 15 March 1919
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 81), North Tidworth, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Hannah HARRISON

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