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Henry Charles LANDS

Regimental number1729
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
Place of birthNorwood, New South Wales
SchoolNewcastle South Public School, New South Wales
Address88 William Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabel Lands, same address
Previous military serviceServed in the Scottish Rifles, Newcastle, NSW.
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe gained corporals certificate in connection with the Scottish Rifles and passed in stretcher bearing and ambulance work.
FateKilled in Action 13 February 1917
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 47), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Isabel LANDS, 58 Ashley Street, Torrensville, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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