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Regimental number121
Place of birthSpringburn, Glasgow, Scotland
SchoolSpringburn Public School, Glasgow, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia18
AddressWaterworks Road, Brassell, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, R Henderson, Waterworks Road, Brassell, Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date11 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 December 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialUnderhill Farm Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 40), Ploeggsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Fanny HENDERSON, "Springburn", Sunday Street, Sandgate, Queensland

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