Private Walter Clarence Harris

Service number 1917B, 1917
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Tumut
Death Date 1917-05-03
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 19th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • First World War, 1914-1918

Private Walter Clarence Harris (1917B, 19th Battalion) was born in Tumut, NSW. He was living and working as a bootmaker in Temora, NSW, when he enlisted in March 1916. Walter was killed in action on 3 May 1917 during the second battle of Bullecourt. He is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France. Walter was 17 years of age.



Date of enlistment 02 March 1916
Date of embarkation 23 June 1916
Date of death 03 May 1917
Date of fate 03 May 1917