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James Robert HENDERSON

Regimental number4226
Place of birthSt. Kilda, Victoria
SchoolBrighton Road State School, St Kilda, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationLabourer
Address53 Fawkner Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr W Henderson, 53 Fawkner Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot III, Row Q, Grave No. 3B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
523
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Janet HENDERSON, 53 Fawkner Street, Sr. Kilda, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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