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Regimental number604
Place of birthImerleithen Publes Shire, Scotland
SchoolParish School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia24
AddressNambour, NC Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Gloss Henderson, 14 Bowin Street, Inverleithen Peebleshire, Scotland
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death29 May 1915
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 15), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Jessie HENDERSON, 14 Bond Street, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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