|Place of birth||Port Adelaide, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Bucknall Road, Glanville, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||37|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs M.E. Henson, Bucknell Road, Glanville, South Australia|
|Previous military service||8 years in Navy|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Fate||Died whilst a Prisoner of War
|Age at death||40|
|Age at death from cemetery records||40|
|Place of burial||Cologne South Cemetery (Plot XII, Row F, Grave No. 20), Germany|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Alfred and Annie HENSON; husband of Mrs M.E. HENSON, Bucknall Road, Glanville, South Australia. Native of Port Adelaide|
|Family/military connections||Brother: Alfred Henson|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 14 September 1915; disembarked Suez, Egypt, 13 October 1915.
Found guilty, 27 October 1915, of (1) while on active service, being absent from Tattoo, until 2330 hours, 18 October 1915; (2) while on active service, being absent without leave from 1830 hours, until 2300 hours, 26 October 1915: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks.
Found guilty, 24 November 1915, of (1) while on active service, refusing to comply with an order given by a NCO; (2) using obscene language to an NCO: awarded 168 hours' detention.
Taken on strength of 10th Bn, Mudros West, 25 November 1915.
Found guilty, Lemnos, 11 December 1915, of drunkenness: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Disembarked Alexandria, 29 December 1915.
Admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 6 January 1916 (not yet diagnosed); diagnosed with rheumatism, 15 January 1916; marched into Overseas Base, Ghezireh, 16 January 1916.
Found guilty, date not stated, of being absent without leave from 0700 hours, until 0920 hours, 13 February 1916: award, forfeits 3 days' pay.
Rejoined 10th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 19 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 27 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 3 April 1916.
Found guilty, 3 August 1916, of while on active service, being absent from 1400 hours parade: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks.
Posted as 'Missing in Action, 19-23 August 1916'.
Now, 27 September 1916, reported as 'Prisoner of War, Dulmer, Germany', after being captured at Nouguet Farm, 22 August 1916, and wounded in action (gunshot wound, head).
Died, Freidrichsfeld, Germany, 25 October 1918 (pneumonia).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HENSON Thomas|