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Henry HUMBERSTONE

Regimental number1199
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o 11th Battalion, 3rd Brigade, Egypt
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, Claude Humberstone, 11th Battatlion, 3rd Brigade, Egypt
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4256 Pte Claude HUMBERSTONE, 11th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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