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George Lyonel HENSON

Regimental number4823
Place of birthMalmsbury, Victoria
SchoolGravel Hill School, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoach builder
Address170 Queen Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, F Henson, 170 Queen Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDaingt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Mabel HENSON, 170 Queen Street, Bendigo, Victoria. Native of Malmsbury
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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