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Henry Erasmus WREN

Regimental number5909
Place of birthKameruka, Bega, New South Wales
SchoolThe Armidale School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressTaraganda, Bega, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, W W Wren, Taraganda, Bega, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 15 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Section O, Plot II, Row E, Grave No 3), Rouen, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Bega, New South Wales. Parents: Mr W. W. and Ada WREN, Taraganda, Bega, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: [7171] Lt Clive Frederick Keith EKENSTEEN MC, 2nd Division Artillery, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919; [7170] Lt Esmond Roy EKENSTEEN, 2nd Division Artillery, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919; Brother-in-law: [373] Lt Richard Henry BLOMFIELD MC, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918.

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