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Regimental number2
Place of birthAird, Sleat, Skye, Scotland
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolAird Public School, Sleat, Skye, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChemist's assistant
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinCousin, John Kitching, 48 Palmerston Road, Palmerston Green, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentS/SGT
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital (November 1914)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A55 Kyarra on 21 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 24 October 1917
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 8), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON Henry John

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