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Frederick Thomas HENSHAW

Regimental number344
Place of birthInglewood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
Addressc/o Joseph Henshaw, Lethby Road, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinJoseph Henshaw, Lethby Road, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in F Company, Victorian Rangers, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentBugler
Unit name12th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 June 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 60697 Pte Joseph William HENSHAW, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 6 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked from Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli), 2 March 1915.

Wounded in action, 25-28 April 1915. Admitted to 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, 30 April 1915 (gun shot wound, right arm); invalided to England, 15 May 1915. Transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 1 July 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Euripides', 24 June 1916; discharged, 29 October 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 August 1956
Place of burialCornelian Bay Crematorium

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