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Leonard Alston HENDERSON

Regimental number2522
Date of birth27 March 1889
Place of birthDrummoyne, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School, New South Wales
OccupationBank clerk
Address133 St Georges Crescent, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J Henderson, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollLT
Rank from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Head Office, Sydney, 15 July 1907. Transferred to Suva, Fiji, branch, 1910; to Inspector's Department, Head Office, Sydney, July 1911; to Royal Exchange branch.
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 180.

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