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John Magnus HENDERSON

Regimental number2929
Date of birth27 July 1898
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMoulder
Address2 William Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles Henry Henderson, 2 William Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Workshops
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son: 51286 Malcolm Austin HENDERSON, killed, Phuoc Tuy Province, Vietnam, 16 December 1967; also buried at Karrakatta Cemetery (same plot as father).
Date of death28 November 1977
Age at death79
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery (Anglican Section ZF 147), Perth, Western Australia

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