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Henry Rowell HOPE

Regimental number2363
Place of birthMoree, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address16 Fitzroy Avenue, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.6
Height5' 3"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Mrs James Hope, 16 Fitzroy Avenue, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 September 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date4 April 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Southampton on board HS 'Kanowna', 9 September 1916; discharged (gun shot wound, left shoulder), Brisbane, 4 April 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 July 1967
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOPE Henry Rowell

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