Henry Christopher HARRISON

HARRISON, Henry Christopher

Service Number: 48
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Enlisted at Pontville, Tasmania
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Devonport, Tasmania, 1895
Home Town: Devonport, Devonport, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 34, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Devonport ANZAC Centenary Commemoration Gallipoli Campaign, Devonport Baptist Church Honour Roll, Devonport Cenotaph, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 48, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Pontville, Tasmania
22 Sep 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 12th Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 48, 12th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Hobart embarkation_ship: HMAT Geelong embarkation_ship_number: A2 public_note: ''
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 48, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Hobart
25 Apr 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, 48, 12th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 48 awm_unit: 12th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1915-04-25

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Christopher John Harrison of Devonport, Tas. Brother of Marjorie May Harrison

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal