Geoffrey Koeppen HENDERSON

Regimental number5648
Place of birthSt Peters South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer and grazier
AddressTintinara, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs C E Henderson, Tintinara, South Australia
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 September 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'For good work and devotion to duty during the night 24th/25th February 1917 in STORMY TRENCH North East of GUEUDECOURT. He was in command of covering party detailed to assist bombing party. He showed great courage and set a splendid example to the men under his command.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal