Henry James Hansen JORGENSEN

Regimental number5610
Place of birthChewton, Victoria
ReligionSalvation Army
AddressFitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 6"
Weight114 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ida Violetta Jorgensen, 141 Mills Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 May 1916
Place of enlistmentBrunswick, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll5610A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Henry James Jorgensen on NR
Discharge date9 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 25 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 11 November 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 27 January 1917.

Transferred to 21st Bn, and taken on strength, in the field, 31 October 1917.

Allotted Regimental No 5610A, 31 December 1917, and proceed on leave to United Kingdom from Belgium; rejoined Bn, in the field, Belgium, from leave, 16 January 1918.

Transferred to 24th Bn, 13 October 1918.

Attached to 6th Brigade Headquarters, 19 November 1918.

On leave to England, 8-24 February 1919.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 4 April 1919; marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 5 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 20 May 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 9 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as JORGENSON.