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William George HENKERS

Regimental number89
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShip steward
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMiss O'Doherty, 60 Fitzroy Street, Milsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 May 1915
Date of death9 May 1915
Place of burialSkew Bridge Cemetery (Special Memorial No. B. I), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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