Henry Joseph CARRISS


CARRISS, Henry Joseph

Service Number: 4795
Enlisted: 11 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Adelaide, South Australia, 7 May 1881
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: St Pauls School, Port Adelaide
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Wounds (POW of Germany), France, 11 November 1916, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Porte-de-Paris Cemetery, Cambrai
Porte-de-Paris Cemetery, Cambrai, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

11 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4795, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4795, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4795, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide
5 Nov 1916: Wounded Private, SN 4795, 27th Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt, GSW (chest)
5 Nov 1916: Imprisoned Flers/Gueudecourt

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Mrs. E. A. Carriss, Weilington-street, Portland, has been notified that her husband, Private H. J. Carriss, who had been previously reported as missing, died whilst a prisoner of war in Germany on November 11, 1916. He was well known in Port Adelaide." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 03 Feb 1917 (nla.gov.au)