• Henry Charles (Harry) Davies

Army / Flying Corps
  • 15th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 4th Brigade
  • Lieutenant
  • Captain

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  • 1914–1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Captain Harry Davies

    Monday, 3 May 1915 - Sunday, 9 May 1915

Stories and comments
    • AWM & NAA 26th Bn Research by Gary Parsons
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Thursday, 12 October 2017

    Description Group portrait of officers of the 15th Battalion prior to embarkation overseas. Captain (later Major) Quinn [of Quinn's Post, Gallipoli], is second from right, third row. Identified in back row, left to right: Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt) Francis Leofric Armstrong (killed in action 10 May 1915); 2nd Lt John Anderson Good; 2nd Lt John Hill; 2nd Lt Thomas Robertson (killed in action 27 April 1915); 2nd Lt Leo George Casey; 2nd Lt Leslie Norman Collin (killed in action 9 May 1915); 2nd Lt Archibald Douglas. Third row: Captain (Capt) Douglas Herman Cannon; Capt Cyril Frederick Corser; Lieutenant (Lt) Henry Charles. Davies; Lt Nikolai Theodore Svensen; Capt John Foulkes Richardson; 2nd Lt Douglas Stephen Freeman; Capt John Francis Walsh (killed in action 28 April 1915); Capt Hugh Quinn (killed in action 29 May 1915); 2nd Lt George Frederick Dickinson. Second row: 2nd Lt Norman Dickson (died of wounds 27 April 1915); Major (Maj) Robert Eccles Snowden; Maj Hubert Reginald Carter; Lieutenant Colonel James Harold Cannon; Capt William Organ Willis (killed in action 3 May 1915); Honorary Lt Frederick William Craig. Front row: 2nd Lt Cecil Edwin Snartt; 2nd Lt Samuel William Harry; Lt Harry Kessell; Lt Francis Moran (died of wounds 20 August 1915); Lt Leslie John Walters; 2nd Lt Nicholas O'Brien; 2nd Lt Arthur Gurr Hinman.

     AWM A03576
    • First photograph of Anzac Cove
    • Posted by tvrossel, Monday, 29 April 2019

    National Archives of Australia item 3791, A1861/1 Anzac Beach at 6am April 25th 1915 This photograph is thought to be the earliest image taken at the landing. Captain Harry Davies went ashore with the 15th Battalion on 25 April 1915. Harry took this photograph at the landing and authorised a patent attorney as his agent. His copyright application was approved. He was shot in the ankle during the charge from the 4th Brigade lines on 28 April and returned to Australia on 10 June 1915.

    Anzac Beach at 6am April 25th 1915