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Donald HENRY

Regimental number2500
Place of birthBulumwaal, Victoria
SchoolBulumwaal State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBulumwaal, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Henry, Bulumwaal, Victoria
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeath Cemtery (Plot I, Row HJ, Grave No. 16), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth HENRY, Bulumwaal, Victoria
Family/military connectionsThree of his brothers (the whole of the adult male members of the family) enlisted for Service abroad. Details from Mother.

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