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Robert Clifton HENDERSON

Regimental number466
Place of birthNoone Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressElsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Robert Henderson, 345 Hotham Street,Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateDied as a result of accident 4 May 1919
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death27
Place of burialMarcinelle New Communal Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary HENDERSON, 345 Hotham Street, Elsterwick, Victoria. Nataive of Melbourne
Family/military connectionsCousin: Pte R.C. Thompson, 5th Battalion, killed at Gallipoli on 9th August, 1915.

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