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Harris, Hamlyn Lavicount (Vern) (1895–1953)

Hamilton Lavicount Venon Harris, n.d. photographer unknown

Hamilton Lavicount Venon Harris, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

HAMLYN LAVICOUNT VERNON HARRIS was born at Tumut Plains, New South Wales, on 12th November, 1895, the son of Mr. Hamilton Lavicount Harris and Mrs. E. L. L. Harris. He was educated at King’s College, Goulburn, and joined the Bank’s staff at Gundagai on 10th May, 1913, being transferred in the following July to Temora.

Hamlyn L. V. Harris enlisted in the 1st Australian Light Horse on 22nd November, 1914, and afterwards received promotion to sergeant. He saw service in Egypt, Gallipoli and Palestine.

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  • Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour (Sydney, 1921), 1921, p 174 (view original)

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'Harris, Hamlyn Lavicount (Vern) (1895–1953)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/harris-hamlyn-lavicount-vern-23889/text32735, accessed 10 July 2020.

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Hamilton Lavicount Venon Harris, n.d. photographer unknown

Hamilton Lavicount Venon Harris, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour