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Henry Gordon WESTON

Regimental number4572
Place of birthStaines, Middlezex, England
SchoolNational Boarding School, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressPinjarrah, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Gadd, 4 Kingston Road, Staines, Middlesex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death24.7
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row K, Grave 3), Hem-Monaco, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Caroline GADD (formely WESTON) and Henry WESTON.
Family/military connectionsCousin: Cousin who was three times wounded, returned to Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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