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Regimental number1608
Place of birthZeeham, Tasmania
Place of birthZeehan, Tasmania
SchoolZeeham State School, Zeeham, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Address8 Norton Street, Zeehan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Hensh, 8 Norton Street, Zeehan, Tasmania
Enlistment date22 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 24 March 1916
Place of death or woundingWeymouth, England
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialWeymouth Cemetery (Plot B, Row C, Grave No. 2022), Dorset
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth HENSHAW, 68 Fisher Street, East Malvern, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6794 Pte Clifford Osborne HENSHAW, 6th Bn, died of wounds, 23 August 1918.

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