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Matthew Mowbray HENDERSON

Regimental number4446
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address45 Riley Street, East Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Archer, 45 Riley Street, East Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 October 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date27 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death2 December 1946
Age at death54
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HENDERSON Matthew Mowbray

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