• Harold Alan Hamersley

Army / Flying Corps
  • 16th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force
  • 48th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 4th Brigade
  • 12th Brigade
  • Captain
  • Lieutenant
  • 2nd Lieutenant

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  • 1914–1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Military Cross (MC)
  • Victory Medal
  • Birth

    Guildford, Western Australia, Australia

  • Enlistment - WW1

    Perth, WA, Australia

Stories and comments
    • description of photo in Australian War Memorial.
    • Posted by helenpre, Wednesday, 28 October 2015

    Informal group portrait of 17 officers of the 48th Battalion. Identified, left to right, back row: Lieutenant (Lt) Dudley Grinlinton [alias Dudley Grinlington], later died of wounds on 17 October 1917; Lt George Freeman Evans, later Captain and killed in action on 14 August 1916; Lt F W Roberts; Lt Bernard Everett Bardwell, later Captain, returned to Australia 4 May 1917); Captain (Capt) Julian Rodger Bede O'Sullivan; Major Alexander Peter Imlay; Lieutenant Colonel Leach; Capt William Garfield Hartley, later died of wounds on 9 August 1916; Lt Waller; Lt Oscar Jilley, later died of wounds on 6 August 1916. Front row: Lt George Connock Dyke, died on 6 August 1916; Capt Benjamin B Leane; Lt Montague Sharpe Brearley, later Major, 16th Battalion returned to Australia on 21July 1918; Lt Thomas Clarence Fairley; Lt Henry William Bush, later Captain, returned to Australia 16 February 1917; Lt Harold Alan Hammersley, later Captain 16th Battalion, discharged 22 October 1916; Capt Herbert Henry Woollard AAMC, doctor.

    Australian War Memorial