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Allan Cuthbert Harris

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Allan Cuthbert Harris
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 18 Jan 1904
Place of Birth Moonta, South Australia
Age at Enlistment 38 years, 2 months
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Sophie Harris
Military Information
Reg Number W67675
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Major
Unit/Formation 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia



Pre War

Educated at Prince Alfred College, Adelaide and Adelaide University. Forester. A member of the Jarrahdale Hospital Board from 1934 - 1937, and District Commissioner for Scouts from 1940.

War Service

Discharged 15 Oct 1945

Post War

Allan married Ruby Joyce Francis (1923 - 1996) during 1946. They had 3 children. They were on the SS Gorgon which sailed from Singapore to Fremantle, arriving there on 29 Dec 1956. Allan was described on the manifest as Conservator of Forest.

He had served as a Major with the 12th (Jarrah) Battalion of the Volunteer Defence Corps (Officer Commanding 'A' Company) during ww2.

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 c/o Forest Department HQs, Divisional Forest Officer; Armadale; 1954 - 1980 at 5 Duncraig road, Applecross, Conservator of Forest.

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