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Henry Herbert TILBY

Regimental number1222
Place of birthDeptford, Kent, England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H F Tilby, 110 Landsee Avenue, Essex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 July 1915
Discharge date9 February 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 3 May 1915 (gun shot wound, arms; left arm amputated).

Mistakenly reported as dead by Headquarters, 7 May 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Honorata', 29 July 1915; discharged, 9 February 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 December 1945
Age at death50
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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