Jack Harris' identity disc

Historical note

Mr and Mrs Harris recieved a few of their sons personal effects by early 1916, including his identity disc

Materials
metal
Category
Uniforms
Themes
Personal story
Conflict
First World War
Story
Jack Harris
Production Date
1915
Engraved
J A E HARRIS 2B 6R AIF 251 CE

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On this day
20 February

1942 — Battle of KOEPANG. Japanese troops landed in Timor and met spirited resistance from the Australian troops. Faced with overwhelming odds, most of the Australians surrendered, while others joined forces with the 2/2nd Independent Company and waged a long and gruelling guerrilla campaign, with assistance of friendly Timorese, against the Japanese. The initial attack on Timor cost 84 Australian lives