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Henry James LAKE

Regimental number21811
Place of birthDartmouth, Devonshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCloncurry, West Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinFriend, Miss Florence May Horder, Marchwood, St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex, England
Enlistment date3 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameEngineering Field Companies, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 22 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 21 February 1920
Discharge date9 May 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 22 March 1918; disembarked London, 24 May 1918. Married Florence Mary HORDER, Birmingham, 15 June 1918. Proceeded overseas to France, 4 October 1918; taken on strength, 9th Field Company Engineers, 14 October 1918.Transferred from 9th Field Company Engineers to AIF Headquarters, 10 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Orontes', 21 February 1920; disembarked, 9 April 1920; discharged, 9 May 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 August 1930

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