(Service number 52531)

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Date 22 September 1887 Place of Birth Winchester

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Winchester
Occupation Flour miller
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs H. HARRISON (mother), Winchester, New Zealand
Religion Non Conformist
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 28th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 26 July 1917
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 12 December 1936 Age 49 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 183, Plot 254
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thomas Harrison was the oldest son of William and Hannah (née Buckley. T. Harrison embarked at Liverpool for the return to New Zealand per the “Tahiti”. draft no. 204, carrying 950 soldiers, reached Port Chalmers on 12 January 1919.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [06 June 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [07 June 2019]; Timaru Herald, 8 January 1919 (Papers Past) [05 June 2019]

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