Topic: John Henry HARRIS

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Declared age on enlistment: 29 years.

Height: 5'6½"                         Weight: 143lbs.

Chest: 34½" -  36½"               Complexion: Fair

Eyes: Brown.                          Hair: Dark.

Last Employer: Gibbs, Foxton, Manawatu.

NOK: Mrs C Lind (mother), 9 Campbell St, Palmerston North.


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John Henry HARRIS

Date of birth:11 May 1884
Date of death:15 September 1915
Place of birth:Foxton, New Zealand
Awards:1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
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Last known residence:Cook St, Foxton
Cause of death:Died of wounds, Sunstroke & heart failure
Place of death:Base Camp Zeitoun, Cairo
Buried where:Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, D.102
Spouses name:Unmarried
Children:, , , , and
Fathers name:John Harris
Fathers occupation:Bootmaker 1893 Electoral Roll
Mothers name:Constance
Siblings:, , , , and
Theatres of war:Egyptian 1915, Balkan 1915
Place of embarkation:on 'Australind'
War memorial:Foxton, Foxton School
Place enlisted:Trentham
Christian names:John Henry
Place of arrival overseas:Alexandria for Dardanelles
School:Foxton Primary; ?Wanganui Collegiate
Service number:10/1515
Religion:C of E
Date enlisted:19 December 1914
Final rank:Private
Regiment or service:Wellington Infantry Battn 17th Ruahine
Embarkation date:16 June 1915
User reference:1.157