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Lieutenant Harrie Davies

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Harrie (A) Brougham Davies

Ancestor's date of birth: Detail not provided

Ancestor's date of death: 15/08/1940

Cause of Death: Senile Degeneration of the heart

Service Number: Officer - no number

Colony or State of enlistment: WA, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided

Unit: 5 Western Australian Mounted Infantry

Rank attained in Boer War: LT, Date Effective: Detail not available

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Detail not provided

Murray Page: 421

Contingent: Fifth Western Australian

Ship: Devon, Date of Sailing: 06/03/1901

Memorial details: Chruch of England Cemetery Wollongong NSW

Decorations: Queens Medal 3 clasps

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: April 1901 - April 1902 in east Transvaal under Walter Kitchener including defeat at Brakpan where three dead (16 May 1901); amalgamated with 6th WA Mounted Infantry May 1901 - April 1902 under Major J. R. Royston.

Service and life after the Boer War: After the war his occupation was an Orchardist. He was born in Southhampton England, he was 54 years in Australia.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Peter Kerr-Laslett, Bargara QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Nephew


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