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William Robert HARRISON

Regimental number14030
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 11"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Pauline Marian Harrison, Eunonyhareenyha, Goulburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 February 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name1st Anzac Mounted Division, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 15 March 1919
Discharge date24 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Melbourne, 10 May 1917; disembarked Suez, 20 June 1917.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Euripides', 15 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 April 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: disordered action of the heart), Sydney, 24 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death18 December 1967
Place of burialCoffs Harbour Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARRISON William Robert

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