Harold Frank Davy

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Harold Frank Davy
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 20 Feb 1915
Place of Birth Mundijong, Western Australia
Death 26 Jan 1989, aged 73
Age at Enlistment 25 years, 1 month
Occupation Poultry farmer
Religion Church of England
Address Albany road, Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr. George Thomas Davy
Military Information
Reg Number W9047
Date of Enlistment 6 Mar 1941
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 16th Australian Infantry Battalion (Cameron Highlanders Regiment)
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia
Medals Defence Medal
War Medal 1939-45
Australian Service Medal 1939-45

Pre War

War Service

Harold enlisted in Perth on 6 Mar 1941 on a part time basis with the 16th Australian Infantry Battalion (Cameron Highlanders Regiment) entering training camp at Melville from 17 Jul - 14 Oct 1941. Harold transferred to full time duty when called up on 16 Dec 1941. On 21 Feb 1943 the unit and Harold entrained for South Australia enroute to the Northern Territory spending a little over two weeks in South Australia (25 Feb - 14 Mar 1943).

On 20 Dec 1943 Harold was travelling in reverse, first to South Australia, and then entraining in Adelaide for Western Australia on 2 Jan 1944. On 5 Jan 1944 Harold was with the Returnees Depot of the Western Command Recruit Reception & General Details Depot to be discharged on the grounds that he was needed to provide essential services. He was discharged the following day (6 Jan 1944).

Post War


External Links

16th Australian Infantry Battalion (Cameron Highlander's Regiment)