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Harold White HARPER

Regimental number216
Date of birth14 January 1893
Place of birthZeehan Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressColin Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, N W Harper, Colin Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date5 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 17 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: LH10
Promotion date: 1 August 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: LH10
Promotion date: 14 September 1915

Temporary CAPT


Unit: LH10
Promotion date: 1 July 1916

Captain


Unit: MG Sqn 3
Promotion date: 5 November 1916

Major


Unit: MG Sqn4
Promotion date: 23/07/2018

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Refers 19 April 1917.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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