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Thomas Johnson HARRISON

Regimental number5869
Place of birthTidswell
SchoolNational School (Church of England)
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy hand
AddressConstitution, South Bunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Harrison, Primrose Cottage, Tideswell, Derbyshire, England
Enlistment date20 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Leon and Elizabeth HARRISON, Primrose Cottage, Tidswell, Buxton, Derbyshire, England. Native of Tideswell
Family/military connectionsBrother; George Leon Harrison, killed at Posieres. Brother; John Harrison, killed near Haydroreck Brother; James Reginald, wounded near Albert
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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