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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