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Herbert Henry HEINECKE

Regimental number2185
Place of birthTumbarumba, New South Wales
SchoolConvent Catholic School, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressTumbarumba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Thomas Heinecke, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Tumbarumba Roll of Honour ('Advance Australia'), Tumbarumba, New South Wales. Parents: George and Mary HEINECKE, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2184 Pte George Christian HEINECKE, 56th Bn, died of wounds, 15 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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