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George Frank HENSON

Regimental number1091
Place of birthKatoomba, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressKeresley, Fitzgerald Street, Katoomba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, A Henson, Keresley, Fitzgerald Street, Katoomba, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingWesthoek, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot X, Row C, Grave No. II), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Allan and Grace HENSON, "Keresley", Katoomba, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Sapper H. Henson won the MM

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