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Henry Francis William DART

Regimental number2165
Date of birth--/02/1897
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, Samuel Dart, 14 Gladstone Avenue, Woodgreen, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Cyclists' Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1919
Discharge date17 April 1920
Other details

War service: taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel el Kebir, Egypt, 16 April 1916. Transferred to 4th Division Cyclists, Serapeum, 27 April, 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 8 June 1916. Transferred to 1st Anzac Army Corps Cyclists' Battalion Details, 9 July 1916.

On leave (France), 16-28 October 1917; England, 8-24 October 1918.

Married Lena BLANCHFIELD, St James Church of England Church, Birkenhead, 12 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ormonde', 15 November 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 26 December 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 17 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 September 1965
Place of burialWarrnambool Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, DART Henry Francis William

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