Biography

Birth date: 07 May 1902
Birth place: Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, St Leonards
Final rank: Boy
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: SS Matunga

Rolls and Awards

Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing Files

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: SS Matunga

Collection Items

Photograph

P03236.237

Outdoor portrait of Australian Prisoner of War (POW) Keith Harris, a Deck Hand from SS Matunga, shown wearing a POW uniform and a peaked cap with a metal star. The SS Matunga was sailing from Sydney to Rabaul, New Britain, when the vessel was captured by the German Navy raider SMS Wolf on 6 August...

P03236.237

P03236.127

Studio portrait of Australian ex-Prisoner of War (POW) Keith Harris, a Deck Hand from SS "Matunga." The SS "Matunga" was bound for Rabaul, New Britain, when the vessel was captured by the German Navy raider SMS Wolf. The Wolf escorted the Matunga north west to Offak Bay in Waigeu Island and on 26...

P03236.127

Timeline

Date of birth 1902-05-07