|Place of birth||Albury, New South Wales|
|Other Names||EGAN, Henry Ambrose
|Address||Albury, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Elizabeth Blatch, Dean Street, Albury, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Goulburn, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||56th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/73/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||56th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 25 October 1916; disembarked Devonport, England,28 December 1916.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Fovant, 27 January 1917 (bronchitis); discharged to Depot, 7 February 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 25 April 1917; taken on strength, 56th Bn, 30 April 1917.
Wounded in action, 16 May 1917 (shell shock), and admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 5th Divisional Rest Station, 16 May 1917 (contusions); discharged to unit, 23 May 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 23 May 1917.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 24 September 1917; rejoined unit, 3 October 1917 (no further details recorded; no record of admission to hospital).
On leave to United Kingdom, 20 February 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 10 March 1918.
Admitted to 55th Australian Field Ambulance, 9 April 1918 (self-inflicted wound: bullet wound, left knee: 'I was picking up some cigarette papers in a ruined house when a rifle was knocked or fell down and went off, the bullet passing through my left knee'); transferred to 1st USA General Hospital, 17 April 1918; to England, 24 april 1918, and admitted to City of London Military Hospital, 25 April 1918. transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 3 June 1918. Discharged on furlough, 5 June 1918, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 19 June 1918.
By Statutory Declaration, 19 August 1918, stated true name to be Henry Ambrose EGAN,and that his next of kin was his mother, Mrs C. EGAN, Broadway, Junee, New South Wales.
Commenced return to Australia, 20 November 1918; disembarked Melboure, 5 January 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged, Sydney (medically unfit), 9 February 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal