Henry Alfred HANLEY

Regimental number509
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationColliery wheeler
AddressSecond Street, Pelaw Main near Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Charles Hanley, Second Street, Pelaw Main near Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military service15th Infantry
Enlistment date3 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'His Majestythe King has been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the Meritorious Service Medal for gallantry in the performance of military duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 16
Date: 12 February 1920