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William John HENDERSON

Regimental number5546
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressMinmi via Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, C Henderson, Church Street, Minmi via Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies, October 1916, Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollTunnelling Companies Details
FateDied of disease 15 February 1917
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row F, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Minmi General Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Charles and Ann HENDERSON, Minni, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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