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Alfred Leonard Harris

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NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known copyright restrictions

NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Harris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3729 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    H.C. Harris (brother), Paenga, Ariki, Murchison, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3729 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 19 October 1915 AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • On the 21 September on the Western Front, Alfred Harris received gunshot wounds to his left thigh. The severity of these injuries necessitated his transfer to England. he arrived at No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst on 9 October, he died one week later. (Church, p.110) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    BrockenhurstHampshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot A, Row 1, Grave 11 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Remembered on the Memorial in Whangarei Public - Peter - Researcher - 22 April 2018 - on-line
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Alfred was one of 8 children born to Alfred and Maria Harris. He was born in 1888 and died as a result of his wounds during WW1 in 1916 -- If you have any information on this family PLEASE make contact with me -- Many thanks.
    Public - leonard Harris - Researcher - 16 July 2016

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22 April 2018PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher
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