Harry William HARRISON


HARRISON, Harry William

Service Number: 6878
Enlisted: 19 October 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Warburton, Yarra Ranges, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Sawmill Hand
Died: Killed in action , Belgium, 20 September 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Killed at the S.E. corner of Glencorse Wood with machine gun bullets to the abdomen
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

19 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6878, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
25 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6878, 5th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
25 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6878, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Willim Ernest Harrison and Alice Harrison 549 Canning Street, North Carlton, Victoria

Medals: British War Medal, Vctory Medal