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Norman Gilbert HENLEY

Regimental number2954
Place of birthGoolwa, South Australia
SchoolGoolwa Public School, Goolwa, South Australia
AddressGoolwa, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ester Ann Henley, Goolwa, South Australia
Enlistment date16 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2281
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWorked as a Farmer before the start of the War.
FateDied as a result of accident 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingContalmaison, Somme, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialPeake Wood Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 4), Fricourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and Esther HENLEY. Native of Goolwa, South Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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