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Postcard - L-R: Charlie Harris, Shelley Harris, Robert Harris, c. August 1915

From the Collection of Eltham District Historical Society Inc 728 Main Rd Eltham Victoria

Description
Digital file only - scanned by EDHS from item on loan
Object Registration
04468
Keywords
aif, charles (charlie) thomas harris, charles thomas harris, charlie harris, first world war, honour roll, kangaroo ground, letters, lew howard collection, robert jubilee harris, shelley harris, william shelley harris, ww1
Historical information
"Best wishes on the eve of his departure for the war from your old tennis mate, Private Robert Harris, No. 2073, 8th Reinforcements, 24th Battalion"

Private Robert Jubilee Harris of Kangaroo Ground, former editor of the Evelyn Observer which preceded the Advertiser, is on the far right. He embarked at Melbourne 26 August 1915 bound for Gallipoli and was killed in France, 19 July 1916.
https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/P10238019

In the middle is his Uncle, Shelley Harris who later in life was the Ranger at Kinglake National Park
1936 'LIFE OF SERVICE', Advertiser (Hurstbridge, Vic. : 1922 - 1939), 19 June, p. 3. , viewed 03 Oct 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article56842659

His brother Charlie Harris is on the far left.

Their sister was Mrs H. Thomson.
When Made
1915
Last updated
2 Dec 2019 at 5:05PM