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Edward Ellis HENTY

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressThe Caves, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs F Henty, The Caves, Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGrandson of Stephen George Henty, one of the first pioneers of the Western District of Victoria.
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 14), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Annie HENTY; husband of Florence HENTY, The Caves, Hamilton, Victoria. Native of Portland, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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