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Henry Frederick AH GEE

Regimental number1711
Date of birth5 September 1894
Place of birthBowen, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBowen, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A L Ah Gee, Cemetery Road, Bowen, Queensland
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Place of enlistmentBowen, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Discharge date1 April 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England

Joined unit at Gallipoli, 26 May 1915.

Admitted to HS 'Ionian', 4 August 1915 (stomatitis); transferred to 1st Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 9 August 1915; to Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 12 August 1915; to Base Details, 24 August 1915.

Taken on strength, Imperial School of Instruction, Zeitoun, 5 February 1916.

Promoted Corporal, 7 April 1916; Sergeant, 27 April 1916.

Embarked overseas with School of Instruction, 2 August 1916.

Transferred to 3rd Machine Gun Company, 9 April 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin, 11 January 1918; discharged, Brisbane (medically unfit), 11 April 1918.

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

Also served in World War II: enlisted 31 October 1940; discharged Brisbane, 23 October 1941, as Q69326 Warrant Officer Class II.
SourcesNAA: B2455, AH GEE Henry Frederick

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