Photos of Harry Dalziel

The following photos have been provided by Harry's son David, who also drafted the captions.

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Harry

1919. Back home. In uniform at family home, Carmel Bank, Atherton.

 

Circa 1933. Harry joined the CMF in 1933 as sergeant.

 

House
Baby

Carmel Bank, Atherton as it is today. Once the Dalziel Home, it is in nearly the same location as it was originally. Carmel Bank was a dairy farm and orchard at one time.

 

1942. Harry with Elsie and first child David.

 

March
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1955. Marching in Brisbane on Anzac Day leading the 15th Battalion AIF.


1960. Harry meets Lord de L'Isle in Brisbane at a Garden Party at Parliament House, to welcome the next Governor General.

 

Meeting London

March 1941. US Pacific Squadron of 7 ships, led by Rear Admiral John H Newton of the cruiser CHICAGO, docks in Brisbane. This was a visit of goodwill as the US was not yet engaged in WW2. Newton meets Harry when he was informed that the VC was awarded for action on the 4th July. Some 250,000 lined the streets of Brisbane to watch the march of US sailors and marines & Aussie Servicemen.

1956. Harry and Elsie. Dad is off to London to VC Centenary. Fedora, Overcoat and Gladstone Bag.

23 VCs

1938. Anzac Day, Sydney. 22 Australian VC Winners from WW1 and some from the Boer War.
Harry front row on left in CMF Uniform.

 

 

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