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Jack William HENDRY

Regimental number6110
Place of birthLeichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolLeichhardt Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address'Wentworht', 97 Edith Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Evelyn Hendry, 'Wentworth', 97 Edith Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date29 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death20.5
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialDours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Evylin HENDRY, 164 Marian Street, Leichjhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: J. McGlarshan, killed in Egypt.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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