George Lyonel HENSON

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HENSON, George Lyonel

Service Number: 4823
Enlisted: 17 July 1915, Bendigo, Vic.
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Gravel Hill School, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Coach builder
Died: Died of wounds, France, 28 September 1918
Cemetery: Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 3
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4823, 6th Infantry Battalion, Bendigo, Vic.
7 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4823, 6th Infantry Battalion
7 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4823, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
19 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 58th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
3 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 58th Infantry Battalion, France
29 Aug 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Sergeant, 57th Infantry Battalion, France
8 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 4823, 57th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second)
4 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 4823, 57th Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux
25 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 4823, 57th Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux
4 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 4823, 57th Infantry Battalion, Le Hamel - Blueprint for Victory
2 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 4823, 57th Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne
28 Sep 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 4823, 57th Infantry Battalion, Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal, Multiple GSW. Evacuated to 55th CCS at Doingt, where he died of his wounds later the same day.
28 Sep 1918: Involvement Sergeant, SN 4823, 57th Infantry Battalion

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