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Michael Emmett Harte

Rank: Gunner
Town/Village: Allora, Queensland and Bowman, Queensland, Australia
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Alternative Address: Killoe; St. Michael's Road, Longford
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Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: 15th Light Trench Morter Battery, Australian Imperial Force
Regiment Number: 6513
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Information: Michael was born in 1885. He enlisted at Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia on 14 December 1914. He was wounded in action on 16 March 1917; soon back in action he was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in battle, on 7 November 1917. A short time after, he was recommended for the Distinguished Conduct Medal for removing two live 40lb shells that had misfired from a 6-inch trench mortar. However, the paper work got lost and he never received the medal. He was discharged from the army on 22 May 1918 as he had synovitis in his left knee. He went back to his job as a police constable. On 5 December 1932, he married Agnes McConville. Michael died on 1 April 1958. He received the 1914/15 Star, and the British War and Victory Medals.
Parents Names: Son of John Harte and Anne Duggan

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