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Henry James Vivian PRIESTLEY

Regimental number335
Place of birthWestenbury Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Address1301 Hay Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Priestley, Westenbury, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBaby 700 Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 21), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Catherine PRIESTLEY; husband of Janet N. PRIESTLEY, 'Sailly', North Road, Brighton North, Victoria. Native of Westbury, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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