BALFOUR-OGILVY, Harry Lort Spencer

Service Numbers: 45, Officer
Enlisted: 7 November 1914, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Castletown, County Cork, Ireland, 3 April 1876
Home Town: Renmark, Renmark Paringa, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Auctioneer
Died: Natural causes, Renmark, South Australia, 8 September 1945, aged 69 years
Cemetery: Renmark Cemetery, S.A.
Memorials: Adelaide Grand Masonic Lodge WW1 Honour Board (1), Renmark & District Boer War Honour Roll
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse
1 Oct 1899: Involvement Trooper, SN 45, 2nd South Australian Mounted Rifles
21 Jan 1902: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 2nd South Australian Contingent Mounted Rifles


7 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia

World War 1 Service

28 Nov 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 3rd Infantry Battalion
28 Nov 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 3rd Infantry Battalion, SS Eastern, Sydney
1 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Major
5 Jan 1919: Discharged Australian Army (Post WW2), Major, 3rd Infantry Battalion, (NAA, Pg's-21, 23)

Boer War Service

Date unknown: Involvement

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"BALFOUR-OGILVY - The friends of the late Harry Lort Spencer Balfour-Ogilvy are respectfully informed that his remains were peacefully laid to rest in the Renmark cemetery on September 9." - from the Renamrk Murray Pioneer 13 Sep 1945 (nla.gov.au)