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Thomas HARRISON

Regimental number4427
Place of birthLucknow, New South Wales
SchoolNeutral Bay Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSlater
Address43 Ben Boyd Road, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Harrison, 43 Ben Boyd Road, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Wounded twice, returned last time in time for the big offensive at Omiens, coming back from a raid he and another volunteered to carry in a wounded German for information. One shell killed the three." Details from Father.
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No.5), fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Annie HARRISON, 43 Ben Boyd road, Neutral Bay, sydney
Family/military connectionsFather and 2 brothers who returned wounded.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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