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Henry Vickery MAY

Regimental number6559
Place of birthNewlyn Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Address'The Elms', Newlyn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George May, 'The Elms,' Newlyn, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 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
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 7986 Driver Archie MAY, 18th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919; 6558 Pte Douglas George MAY, 8th Bn, died of wounds, 21 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 December 1965
Age at death67
Place of burialCreswick Cemetery, Victoria

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