Ernest William HARRIS


HARRIS, Ernest William

Service Number: 1463
Enlisted: 5 January 1915
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 3rd Machine Gun Company
Born: Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia, 22 July 1889
Home Town: Claremont, Claremont, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 May 1917, aged 27 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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World War 1 Service

5 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1463, 12th Infantry Battalion
15 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1463, 12th Infantry Battalion
15 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1463, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle
24 Feb 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant
3 May 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 3rd Machine Gun Company

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