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Henry Tasman SALES

Regimental number8419
Place of birthFingal Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressDeloraine, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Henry Sales, Deloraine, Tasmania
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 3, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 6 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 26), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry (d. 8 June 1937, aged 74) and Julia SALES, Deloraine, Tasmania. Native of Fingal, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 8418 Pte John Claude SALES, 6th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 26 September 1917; 8417 Pte Basil Edward SALES, 6th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 15 April 1918.

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