Benjamin Connell HARRIS

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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
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2585, 34th Infantry Battalion
17 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2585, 34th Infantry Battalion
17 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2585, 34th Infantry Battalion, SS Napier, Sydney
16 Jun 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 2585, 34th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

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