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James Andrew HENDERSON

Regimental number3973
Place of birthKilbirnie, Scotland
SchoolAbbey School, Edinburgh, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
Address205 Melville Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, A Henderson, 205 Melville Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Malitia
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWorked as a tramway conductor before the start of the War.
FateDied of wounds 20 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 69), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Margaret HENDERSON, 34 Crescent Road, Hobart, Tasmania. native of Kilbirnie, Scotland

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