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Henry John WAY

Regimental number3599
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address111 Melville Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 3"
Weight117 lbs
Next of kinBrother, J H Way, 111 Melville Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Date of death20 December 1920
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialQueenborough Cemetery, Tasmania.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Hobart, TAS.
Discharge date3 April 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Bakara', 22 December 1918; arrived Melbourne, 20 February 1918, for disembarkation at Hobart; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 3 April 1919.

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

Death attributed to war service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WAY Henry John

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