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Henry BINDER

Regimental number4756
Place of birthMaryborough, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Address408 Sebastopol Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Binder, 408 Sebastopol Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Roll of Honour, Peacock Hall, Ballarat High School, Victoria.
Discharge date29 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Transferred to 4th Division Cyclist Corps, Tel el Kebir, 17 April 1916.

Admitted to 4th Field Ambulance, 21 May 1916 (influenza), and transferred to 4th Casualty Clearing Station.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 June 1916.

Transferred to 1st Anzac Cycle Bn, 9 July 1916.

Transferred to 4th Division Ammunition Column, 14 February 1917.

Appointed Driver, 17 February 1917.

Transferred to 4th Division Artillery Headquarters, 29 October 1917.

Transferred to 4th Division Ammunition Column, 28 January 1918.

Reverted to Gunner at own request, 28 June 1918.

Transferred to 11th Field Artillery Brigade, 17 August 1918.

On leave to United Kingdom, 6 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 30 October 1918.

On leave to United Kingdom, 13 December 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 6 January 1919.

Marched out to England, 21 January 1919, for return to Australia.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Indarra', 12 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 6 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 29 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BINDER Henry

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