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Henry Rich LONSDALE

Regimental number6550
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
SchoolWilliamstown Grammar School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressFerguson Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Thomas Lonsdale, Ferguson Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Thomas and Mabel Annie Lonsdale, Braeside Farm, Mount Blowhard, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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