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Regimental number1352
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
AddressYorketown, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWife, Mrs M D Herbert, Yorketown, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 November 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Discharge date15 April 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 5751 Sapper Ralph HERBERT, 2nd Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 15 April 1918; Brothers: 216 Driver Clifford HERBERT, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 1 November 1918; Major Mervyn James HERBERT MC, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, 24 April 1918 (shell wound, left hand).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Burma', 14 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 15 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 November 1955
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HERBERT Henry

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