Henry Lawrence DUMBRILL

DUMBRILL, Henry Lawrence

Service Number: 1111
Enlisted: 29 October 1914
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Grays, England, 1894
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Polisher
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World War 1 Service

29 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1111
27 Dec 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, 1111, 10th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Themistocles embarkation_ship_number: A32 public_note: ''
27 Dec 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, 1111, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by St Peter's Woodlands Grammar School

The Life Of Henry Lawrence Dumbrill

 A young, brave man at the mere age of 20 (born in 1894) made the significant decision of leaving his everyday job of being a polisher and joining the war. His name was Henry Lawrence Dumbrill. Mr. Dumbrill was born in Grays, England. He moved to Port Adelaide, South Australia, later on his life.

After making his decision of going to war, Mr. Dumbrill went and signed up to join the army. The date he was enlisted in WW1 was the 29th of October 1914. Mr. Dumbrill embarked on the 27th of December 1914 to be a part of the 10th Infantry Battalion. On this very day he was appointed as the Lance Corporal.