Service Number: NX57297
Enlisted: 12 July 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hazel Grove, England, United Kingdom, 23 June 1908
Home Town: Cammeray, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Jivevaneng, New Guinea, 10 October 1943, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Cemetery/memorial reference: BB. C. 2., Lae War Cemetery, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, NX57297, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
12 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, NX57297
12 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, NX57297, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
10 Oct 1943: Involvement Private, NX57297, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns

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Biography contributed by Jeffrey Crisdale

Private Harry Daniels of 11 Platoon, B Company, 2nd/17th Australian Infantry Battalion was KIA on 10th October 1943 by a direct hit from an enemy artillery shell whilst defending "The Knoll", near Jivevaneng Village, New Guinea.

(Source - "A History of 2/17 Australian Infantry Battalion 1940-1945")