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Walter Boone HENDERSON

Regimental number7705
Place of birthRockdale, New South Wales
SchoolState School, Bulimba Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlumber
AddressBulimba, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W H Henderson, Quay Street, Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date28 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialChifilly Communal Cemetery Extension (Row A, Grave NO. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Lizzie HENDERSON, Quay Street, Bulimba, Queensland. Native of Rockdale, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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