Douglas Anderson HENDRY

HENDRY, Douglas Anderson

Service Numbers: 2664, 2664A
Enlisted: 23 June 1915, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Georgetown, South Australia, 11 December 1892
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Rose Park School, Wellington Road School & Scotch College
Occupation: Bank Officer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 10 June 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Fremantle National Bank of Western Australasia Ltd. Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Nedlands Scotch College WW1 Honour Roll, Quairading War Memorial, Wagin & District Honour Roll, Wagin Roll of Honor, Wagin War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

23 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
2 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2664, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Anchises embarkation_ship_number: A68 public_note: ''
2 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2664, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Anchises, Fremantle
10 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 2664A, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2664A awm_unit: 51 Battalion awm_rank: Corporal awm_died_date: 1917-06-10

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News has been received that Corporal Douglas A. Hendry, Western Australia, was killed in action in France on June 10. He was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J, S. Hendry, of Barton, Western Australia, and formerly for many years of Georgetown, South Australia, where he was born 24½ years ago. He was educated at the Rose Park and Wellington-road public Schools and completed his education at Scotch College, Claremont, Western Australia. On leaving college he came to South Australia and was employed in the office of Messrs. Harrold, Colton, & Co., where he was much esteemed. Subsequently, be returned to Western Australia and joined the staff of the National Bank in that State, where he proved himself a trustworthy and capable officer. He left Western Australia in September, 1915, and was in Egypt for some time before being transferred to England and later to France. His brother is serving with the Flying Corps in Palestine." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 14 Jul 1917 (