Henry Robert CAVANAGH


CAVANAGH, Henry Robert

Service Number: 2410
Enlisted: 22 April 1916, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Surat, Queensland, 1880
Home Town: Mitchell, Maranoa, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Boulogne, France, 13 June 1917
Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
Plot 1V, Row A, Grave 3
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Mitchell War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2410, Toowoomba, Queensland
19 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2410, 49th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane
19 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2410, 49th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2410, 49th Infantry Battalion, Gunshot wounds to the thigh

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Ellen May Cavanagh of Mitchell, QLD, later known as Ellen May Brooks of Galatea Street, Charleville, QLD

Father of Henry Robert Cavanagh, Eric Jas. Cavanagh, Margaret Gladys Cavanagh and Doris Edna Cavanagh

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal