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Henry William SNARE

Regimental number3472
Place of birthMajor's Creek, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMajor's Creek, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinUncle, James Snare, c/o B Phillips, fruiterer, Goulburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 December 1916
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Surname spelt SNAPE
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St Stephen's Anglican Church, Major's Creek, New South Wales. Roll of Intercession in the church reads: 'The Prayers of Parishioners are asked for the following Soldiers who are serving their God, King, and Country in the World War against Germany's Aggression, Tyranny, and Frightfulness.'
Discharge date3 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karmala', 2 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 15 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 3 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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