Hubert (Herbert) John Harris TOZER MC, MM

TOZER, Hubert (Herbert) John Harris

Service Numbers: 1886, W29060
Enlisted: 10 May 1915, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: Camp Headquarters, Northam
Born: Footscray, Victoria, 24 March 1892
Home Town: West Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
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World War 1 Service

10 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1886, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
2 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1886, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1886, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Fremantle
6 Jun 1916: Honoured Military Medal, In the raid on enemy trenches on the night on 6/7 June 1916... showed great coolness...
7 Apr 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 28th Infantry Battalion
26 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 28th Infantry Battalion
29 Aug 1918: Honoured Military Cross, Mont St Quentin / Peronne, 'When the advance south of Peronne, on 29th August 1918, was held up at the Somme Canal, he went forward, and at great personal risk made a daring reconnaissance of the bridges over the canal. Despite the fact that he was continually fired on by snipers, he completed his task, gaining valuable information.'
15 Dec 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 28th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

28 Aug 1940: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, SN W29060, Perth, Western Australia
23 Nov 1944: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Major, SN W29060, Camp Headquarters, Northam

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