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William HENDERSON

Regimental number7740
Date of birth13 September 1898
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolQueenstown State School, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressQueenstown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Henderson, Esplanade, Queenstown, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date19 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 May 1918
Place of death or woundingBrie Siding, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialLa Peuplier Military Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 6), Caestro, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary HENDERSON, Lindfield Avenue, Edwardstown, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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