Henry Haigh STORRER

STORRER, Henry Haigh

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 16 November 1915, Laverton, Victoria
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Born: Geelong, Victoria, 3 September 1888
Home Town: Geelong, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Melbourne University
Occupation: Shipping clerk/Accountant
Died: Killed In Action, France, 2 December 1917, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord
Memorials: Anglesea Recreation & Sports Club Honor Roll, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Geelong Barwon Rowing Club Honor Roll, Geelong Barwon Rowing Club War Memorial, Geelong Dennys Lascelles Ltd. Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

16 Nov 1915: Enlisted Lieutenant, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), Laverton, Victoria
25 Oct 1916: Involvement Lieutenant, No. 2 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Oct 1916: Embarked Lieutenant, No. 2 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
15 Aug 1917: Promoted Captain, Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
2 Dec 1917: Involvement Captain, Officer, No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...Captain Henry Haigh Storrer, Australian Flying Corps. An accountant from Geelong, Victoria, prior to enlistment, Capt Storrer embarked with Headquaters, No. 2 Squadron from Melbourne aboard HMAT Ulysses (A38) on 25 October 1916. He was killed in action in France on 2 December 1917, aged 28..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)