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Harry Witherick BAXENDALE

Regimental number4393
Place of birthWestbourne Park, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressWestbourne Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hepzibah Baxendale, Goodwood Road, Westbourne Park, South Australia
Previous military service78th Infantry
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 7 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1917
Date of death14 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Goodwood Public School Roll of Honor. Photo: Peter Dennis. Commemorated in Mitcham (Old) Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: Hephzibah and John Evlyn BAXENDALE, Goodwood Road, Westbourne Park, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1677 Driver Leslie William BAXENDALE, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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