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Herbert Henry NORTH

Regimental number2220
Place of birthNumurkah, Victoria
SchoolKensington State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBilliard marker
Address'Lyndhurst', 1 Imperial Avenue, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emma I North, 48 Bellair Street, Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette, Second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMentioned in Despatches, 9 April 1917, for 'Meritorious service and devotion to duty'.
FateKilled in Action 27 February 1917
Place of death or woundingGuedecourt, near Bapaume, France
Age at death27.8
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Jessie NORTH; husband of Emma NORTH, 46 Collett Street, Kensington, Victoria. Native of Numurkah
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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