James Mann HENDERSON MC

HENDERSON, James Mann

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia, 17 July 1882
Home Town: Barnawartha, Indigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Medical Practitioner
Memorials: Lindisfarne Officers of the 12th Battalion Pictorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

23 Dec 1916: Involvement Captain, Medical Officers
23 Dec 1916: Embarked Captain, Medical Officers, RMS Orontes, Melbourne
22 Dec 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Captain, 12th Infantry Battalion
18 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Captain, 12th Infantry Battalion
20 Nov 1919: Honoured Military Cross, Mont St Quentin / Peronne, During the attack near Jeancourt on 18th September 1918, he established his regimental aid post immediately in rear of the jumping off place, and attended to the wounded of his and of a supporting battalion under heavy shell fire in an exposed position. As the attack progressed he moved forward and treated large numbers of casualties in the open. By his energy, disregard of danger, and clever organizatin, he relieved a great deal of suffering, and throughout set a splendid example to those under him

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