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William George HENLEY

Regimental number1766
Place of birthBalmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs Hannah, Warralda, Brand Street, Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date10 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of disease 27 August 1915
Place of death or woundingMalta
Date of death27 August 1915
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot A, row XII, Grave N0. 6), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
40
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George HENLEY and Fanny BROWN (formerly HENLEY), "Eileen", Drummond Street, Belmore, new South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Leslie Henley

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