Benjamin Connell HARRIS

HARRIS, Benjamin Connell

Service Number: 2585
Enlisted: 19 August 1916
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 34th Infantry Battalion
Born: Chinaman Flat, Wallsend, 1897
Home Town: Wallsend, Newcastle, New South Wales
Schooling: Wallsend Public School
Occupation: Baker
Died: Died of wounds, France, 16 June 1918
Cemetery: Longueau British Cemetery, Somme, France
I F 7, Longueau British Cemetery, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Newcastle Operative Bakers' Society Roll of Honour , Wallsend Soldier's Memorial, Wallsend St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2585, 34th Infantry Battalion
17 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, 2585, 34th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: SS Napier embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
17 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, 2585, 34th Infantry Battalion, SS Napier, Sydney
16 Jun 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, 2585, 34th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2585 awm_unit: 34th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1918-06-16

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William and Ellen HARRIS, "Risca", Whitton Street, Wallsend, Newcastle, New South Wales