John Stuart HENDERSON

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HENDERSON, John Stuart

Service Number: 567
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Horsham, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Horsham, Wimmera, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds - shell wound to the chest and liver, France, 30 June 1918
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
Plot 11, Row C, Grave 4
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 567, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 567, 8th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 567, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Melbourne
30 Jun 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 567, Shell wound to the chest fracturing ribs and injuring the liver

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Henderson of Andrew Street, Horsham, Victoria; brother of Walter Lyall Henderson, George Henderson, Stella Mary Henderson and Alice Millicent Pearl Henderson

8 May 1915 - to hospital with Scarlet Fever

19 April 1917 - to hospital with boils

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Citizen Forces for over 3 years