Sister Mabel Hartley Dalziel born Norseman WA. March 18. d.1970
At this time in Norseman WA it was said that Harry, 7 years, was standing on his bed one evening singing at the top of his voice “A Soldier of the Queen “.
The Queen was Queen Victoria.
Harry said “Mummy, when I grow I’m going to be a Soldier of the Queen “.
For more on this, see the article A Soldier of the Queen.
That, I suggest, was the beginning of his life as a Career Soldier as he was, in a way.
He was in uniform more or less until 1943.