Biography

Birth date: 19 January 1871
Birth place: Australia: Queensland, Dalby
Death date: 31 July 1915
Death place: Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Gallipoli
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Units:
  • 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • 2nd Queensland Mounted Infantry

Rolls and Awards

Roll of Honour

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Date of Death: 31 July 1915
  • Unit: 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Pre First World War Conflicts Nominal Rolls

  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Unit: 2nd Queensland Mounted Infantry
  • Conflict: South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Date of embarkation: 21 December 1914
  • Place of embarkation: Sydney

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Photograph

B02781

Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Hubert Harris of the 5th Australian Light Horse, mounted on his horse. Lt Col Harris was killed in action in Gallipoli on 31 July 1915.

B02781

C03192

The original grave of Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Hubert Jennings Imrie Harris, Commanding Officer of the 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment, killed in action on 31 July 1915, aged 44 years. Harris Ridge, on the Gallipoli Peninsula, was named after Lt Col Harris during the 5th Light Horse...

C03192

H02764

EGYPT. C. 1915. TWO SENIOR OFFICERS OF THE 2ND AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE BRIGADE. THE OFFICER COMMANDING THE BRIGADE, COLONEL (LATER MAJOR GENERAL) SIR GRANVILLE DE LAUNE RYRIE KCMG CD VD, IS MOUNTED ON THE RIGHT WHILE ON THE LEFT IS LIEUTENANT COLONEL HUBERT JENNINGS IMRIE HARRIS VD, WHO WAS KILLED...

H02764

P01336.005

The grave of Lieutenant (Lt) Henry Robson, 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment marked with a white cross and, on the left, the grave of Lieutenant-Colonel (Lt Col) Hubert Jennings Imrie Harris 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment. Lt Robson, a veteran of the Boer War, was an auctioneer from Lismore,...

P01336.005

P02449.009

Shell Green, Anzac Area (Gallipoli). c. 1915-08. Four graves in the cemetery marked by crosses, rows of rocks and shell nose cones. A cross on a grave behind the pine tree has the name Harris painted on it. Lieutenant Colonel Hubert Harris, 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment (5ALH), was killed in...

P02449.009

P04604.013

The original grave of Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Hubert Jennings Imrie Harris, Commanding Officer of the 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment. Lt Col Harris was killed in action on 31 July 1915, aged 44 years. Harris Ridge, on the Gallipoli Peninsula, was named after him during the 5th Australian...

P04604.013

P01541.001

AT SEA. 1914-12-10. GROUP PORTRAIT OF OFFICERS OF THE 5TH AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE REGIMENT (5ALH) ABOARD SS PERSIC EN ROUTE TO EGYPT. LEFT TO RIGHT: BACK ROWS: CAPTAIN (CAPT) EDWARD STEWART JAMES, CAPT HENRY KING IRVING, CHAPLAIN FRANCIS DE MOAG TUBMANN, CAPT RICHARD STEWART BILLINGTON, CAPT JOSEPH...

P01541.001

Private Record

Timeline

Date of birth 1871-01-19
Other units 1914-10-28 - 1915-07-31 Commanding Officer of the 5th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of embarkation 1914-12-21
Date of death 1915-07-31