Biography

Birth date: 13 February 1895
Birth place: United Kingdom: England, Kent, Westcliffe
Death date: 1970
Final rank: Major
Service number: TX2156 - Second World War, 1939-1945

Rolls and Awards

Honours and Awards : United States Silver Star

  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Photograph

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WANIGELA, NEW GUINEA. 1942-10. TROOPS OF THE 2/6TH AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT COMPANY BEING GIVEN FINAL BATTLE ORDERS BY THEIR COMMANDING OFFICER, MAJOR H.G. HARCOURT, DSO., MC., (WITHOUT SHIRT). LT. P.J. BENNETT (1) CAPT. G.G. KING (2) LT. G. FIELDING (4).

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027417

WANIGELA, NEW GUINEA. 1942-10. EAGER COMMANDOS OF 2/6TH AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT COMPANY LISTEN TO THEIR COMMANDING OFFICER, MAJOR H. G. HARCOURT DSO MC, AS HE GIVES THEM FINAL BATTLE ORDERS. TROOPER BURROWS (1); TROOPER DRUMMOND (2); TROOPER R.H. GRIFFITH (3); TROOPER P. DANNE (4); TROOPER R.D....

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027400

WANIGELA, NEW GUINEA. 1942-10. OPERATIONS GROUP CONFERENCE BY BRIGADIER-GENERAL J. HANTON MACNIDER, COMMANDING GENERAL OF INFANTRY, 32 U.S. DIVISION, AT WHICH HE ISSUED ORDERS TO HIS TROOPS AND TO THE 2/6TH AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT COMPANY FOR THE MOVE TO THE MUSA RIVER. OFFICERS OF THE 2/10TH...

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WANIGELA, NEW GUINEA. 1942-10. OPERATIONS GROUP CONFERENCE BY BRIGADIER-GENERAL J. HANFORD MACNIDER, COMMANDING GENERAL OF INFANTRY, 32 U.S. DIVISION, AT WHICH HE ISSUED ORDERS TO HIS TROOPS AND TO THE 2/6TH AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT COMPANY FOR THE MOVE TO THE MUSA RIVER, OFFICERS OF THE 2/10TH...

027401

Film

New Guinea and General Blamey's visit

Troops arrive at Wanigela for covering attack on Buna. All troops for this action are brought by air. Australian 2/10 Battalion arrived first to clear and maintain this natural landing field. Advance is made by 2/6 Independant Company with United States 126 Regiment and 128 Regiment as the main...

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Private Record

Timeline

Date of birth 1895-02-13
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1941-02-28
Date of discharge 1945-11-20
Date of death 1970