We remember Harry Davenport

We remember Harry Davenport

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Timeline

Timeline

1880
birth Hawthorne, Atchison County, Kansas United States Source:8213842 31st March 1880
1895
dates Age 15 Source:8213842 1895
1915
enlistment Orange New South Wales Australia Source:8213842 24th October 1915
1917
service Australian Imperial Force Lieutenant 1st Australian Infantry Brigade 4th Battalion Source:8213842 21st July 1917 - 4th October 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8213842 21st July 1917 - 4th October 1917
1917
commission Regular Source:8213842 31st July 1917
service Australian Imperial Force Source:8213842
1917
death Died of wounds Sniped while attacking and occupying enemy trenches at about 8:30 am on 4 Oct 1917 Broodseinde Ridge Belgium Source:8213842 4th October 1917
burial Australian War Memorial Menin Gate Non-War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Canberra Ypres Body buried near dressing station but later body never found. Commemorated on Menin Gate panel in Ypres, Belgium Australia Belgium Source:8213842
sibling S Davenport Source:8213842

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Harry
Initials H
Last Name Davenport
Source 8213842
Last Name Swendson
Source 8213842
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force
Australian Imperial Force 1st Australian Infantry Brigade 4th Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Swendson mother
Severt Swendson father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
S Davenport brother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-10-24 5'11"

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Official Records

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Australian ANZACs from the National Archives of Australia

External Evidence

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Roll of Honour: Harry Swendson David12082
Shawnee County Casualties in WWI David12082

Multimedia

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Genealogy - Swendson family David12082
1895 Kansas census Report David12082
Record of AIF service and death David12082
Proof of double identity accepted by military David12082
Lt. Harry Davenport/Swendson David12082
CWGC Certificate for Lt. Harry Swendson David12082
CWGC Page commemorating Lt. Harry Swendson David12082

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