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William HENDERSON

Regimental number85
Place of birthWick, Scotland
SchoolStirkoke School by Wick, Caithaine, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressClifton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinFather, A Henderson, Wick, Scotland
Enlistment date10 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular1st Class Marksman while in Volunteers also champion ploughman.
FateDied of wounds 8 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death46.6
Age at death from cemetery records47
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 19), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
122
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Angus and Ina HENDERSON, Anderson's Lane, Wick, Caithness, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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