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Regimental number27592
Place of birthRankins Road, Kensington, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolKensington Hill State School, Melbourne, Victoria
OccupationHorse driver
AddressCollins Street, Thornbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, W H Henderson, 124 Spencer Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date25 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 20
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 1 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Willism and Annie HENDERSON, 16 Harris Street North Melbourne. Native of Kensington, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: H.G. Henderson, who served in Engineers Brother: Earnest Albert Henderson, 60th Battalion, killed 19th July, 1916. Brother: Leslie Donald Henderson, 60th Battalion, 19th July, 1916.

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