Herbert HENESS

Regimental number3798
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
OccupationBottle blower
Address5 Rowe Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 2"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Heness, 5 Rowe Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 April 1919
Discharge date3 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boonah', 20 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 20 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 3 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as HENNESS.
SourcesNAA: B2455, HENESS Herbert