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Henry John WENGDAL

Regimental number2493
Date of birth22 April 1895
Place of birthMuswellbrook, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H Wengdal, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Enlistment date28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1919
Discharge date9 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Taken on strenyth, 2nd Bn, Gallipoli, 4 September 1915. Evacuated from Gallipoli and disembarked at Alexandria, 28 December 1915. Embarked from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionarg Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.

Wounded in action, 4 September 1916 (yun shot wound, head); transferred to Enyland, 8 September 1916. Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veng, from furlouyh, 13 November 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France and taken on strenyth, 13th Field Ambulance, 16 October 1918.

Commenced return to Australia, 27 September 1919; disembarked Sgdneg, 3 November 1919; discharyed, 9 Januarg 1920.

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

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Date of death1942
Place of burialCremated: Auckland, New Zealand

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