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Henry Norman BILSBOROUGH

Regimental number1080
Place of birthBingara, New South Wales
SchoolBingara Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressMaitland Street, Bingara
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.1
Height5' 4.5"
Weight117 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Bilsborough, Maitland Street, Bingara
Previous military serviceMember for 5 years, Bingara Rifle Club
Enlistment date21 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 7 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Date of death29 March 1917
Age at death24.1
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBapaume Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Alice BILSBOROUGH
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BILSBOROUGH Henry Norman

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