|Place of birth||Goulburn, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Antrim, 74 Bligh Street, Newtown, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mrs Annie Maria Hensbergh, Antrim, 74 Bligh Street, Newtown, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of chest measurement)|
|Place of enlistment||Bathurst, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||13th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: George and Annie HENSBERGH|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 22 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 13 October 1916, and marched in to No 3 Command Depot.
Marched out to 4th Training Bn, 17 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 21 December 1916; joined 13th Bn, in the field, 2 January 1917.
Wounded in action, 5 February 1917 (shell shock); admitted to 21st Casualty Clearing Station, 6 February 1917 (nervous shock); transferred to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 15 February 1917 (tachycardia); to 4th Division Rest Station, 15 February 1917; to 45th Casualty Clearing Station, 28 February 1917 (tachycardia); to St John Ambulance, Etaples, 2 March 1917 (disordered action of the heart); to England, 11 March 1917, and admitted to War Hospital, Stratford-on-Avon, 12 March 1917; discharged on furlough, 11 April, to report to Training Depot, Hurdcott, 26 April 1917.
Classified B.1.A.2, 30 May 1917; B.1.A.3, 13 June 1917; B.1.A.4, 18 June 1917.
Admitted to Fovant Hospital, 7 July 1917 (varicocele); date of discharge not recorded.
Reclassified A.3, 21 August 1917.
Found guilty, 13 August 1917, of being absent without leave from 12 noon, 10 August, till 2 pm, 11 August 1917: admonished, and forfeited 2 days' pay under Royal Warrant.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, 24 August 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 17 September 1917; rejoined 13th Bn, in the field, 30 September 1917.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 2 February 1918 (shrapnel wound, face), admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 28, 5 February 1918, and admitted same day to 54th General Hospital, Boulogne; transferred to England, 15 February 1918, and admitted to Mile End Military Hospital, Bancroft Road, London; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 14 March 1918; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 21 March 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 21 April 1918 (penetrating wound, face); disembarked Melbourne, 7 June 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (wounded), Sydney, 7 December 1918.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||39|
|Place of burial||Toowong Cemetery, Queensland|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HENSBERGH Percy Leslie|