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Henry James COMPTON

Regimental number840
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationUpholsterer
Address72 Union Street, Erskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marie Mable, Compton, 72 Union Street, Erskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 15
Date: 4 February 1919

Date of death31 August 1967
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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