Henry Russell PRINCE MM

PRINCE, Henry Russell

Service Number: 3988
Enlisted: 22 July 1915, Served in the Naval Reserve.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 45th Infantry Battalion
Born: Granville, New South Wales, Australia, July 1896
Home Town: Mayfield East, Newcastle, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 1 April 1954, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Sandgate General Cemetery, Newcastle, NSW
Memorials: Newcastle High School Honour Roll, St Mark's HR Islington, Wickham "Citizens of Wickham" Volunteers Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

22 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3988, 13th Infantry Battalion, Served in the Naval Reserve.
20 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3988, 13th Infantry Battalion
20 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3988, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
1 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 45th Infantry Battalion
29 Jun 1917: Honoured Military Medal, On the night of 15/16 October 1916 during a raid on the German trenches at Diependaal. He was the signaller in charge of the telephone taken out into 'no mans land' and displayed coolness and courage to keep up communication.
12 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3988, 45th Infantry Battalion

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