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George Hereward DENCH

Regimental number2367
Place of birthHindmarsh, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address83 Wittenoom Street, Boulder, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Thomas Dench, Wandering, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth DENCH, Dwarda, Western Australia. Native of Hindmarsh, South Australia

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