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Regimental number3035
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
Other NamesHenry Victor
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommission agent
AddressSpringport Hotel, King Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Height6' 0.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinBrother, E B Dewhurst, 17, 128 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Discharge date29 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Admitted to 3th Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 12 November 1915 (mumps); discharged to unit, 17 December 1915.

Joined 2nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 5 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; promoted Lance Corporal, at sea, 24 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.

Detached to 2nd Army Grenade School, 6 June 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 11 June 1916.

Wounded in action, Pozieres, France, 25 July 1916 (shell wounds, leg, thigh, jaw), and admitted to 1st Field Ambulance; transferred to 5th General Hospital, Rouen, 27 July 1916; to England, 1 August 1916, and admitted to 3rd Western General Hospital, Cardiff, 2 August 1916 (shell wounds, face, left wrist and left leg, fractured fuibula and lower jaw: severe).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 16 October 1916; disembarked Melbourne, 2 December 1916, for onward travel by train to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 29 May 1917.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death14 April 1934
Place of burialRandwick Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, DEWHURST Victor

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