Peter HENDERSON

HENDERSON, Peter

Service Number: 491
Enlisted: 28 August 1914, Enlisted at Toowoomba, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Albury, New South Wales, Australia, 1883
Home Town: Albury, Albury Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Horse Driver
Died: Killed in Action, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 2 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 31, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Beechworth War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 491, Enlisted at Toowoomba, QLD
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Private, 491, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Private, 491, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address ath the time of enlistment was 94 Excelsior Street, Leichhardt, NSW

Son of George Glen Henderson of Beechworth, Victoria. Brother of Jane Leschke nee Henderson of 431 Hovell Street, Albury, NSW and Joseph Glen Henderson who was supposed to have moved to Tumberumba, NSW but was never heard of again. Joseph returned to Australia on 21 March 1919 having served with the 17th Battalion

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal issued to Jane Leschke