Roll of Honour Gaven John Harris

Service number VX113217
Rank Gunner
Unit 116 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 16 January 1944
Place of Death Australia
Cause of Death Accidental (Drowning)
Cemetery or Memorial Details Geraldton War Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
Source AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)

Location on the Roll of Honour

Gaven John Harris's name is located at panel 20 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Personal Service Records

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War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Gaven John Harris's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Tue 11 December 2018 at 1:39am
  • Sat 16 March 2019 at 11:52pm
  • Mon 20 May 2019 at 8:27pm
  • Sun 04 August 2019 at 8:25pm


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.