Harcourt Ommundsen

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Harcourt Ommundsen
Born (1878-11-23)23 November 1878
Died 19 September 1915(1915-09-19) (aged 36)
Belgium
Nationality United Kingdom
Known for Olympic medalist
Olympic medal record
Men's Shooting
Silver 1908 London Team military rifle
Silver 1912 Stockholm Team military rifle

Harcourt Ommundsen (23 November 1878 – 19 September 1915) was a British sport shooter, who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics and 1912 Summer Olympics.[1]

In the 1908 Olympics he won a silver medal in the team military rifle event.

Four years later he won a silver medal in the team military rifle event and was seventh in the 600 metre free rifle event.

Ommundsen was killed in action during the First World War, serving as a lieutenant with the Honourable Artillery Company near Ypres. He was buried at Brandhoek Military Cemetery nearby.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sports Reference: Harcourt Ommundsen". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2014-02-18. 
  2. ^ Ommundsen, Harcourt, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Retrieved 17 August 2008

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