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John HENSON

Regimental number224
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressArtillery Barracks, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs R Henson, 'Kimberley', Tranmere, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death24 July 1987

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