John HENDRY

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HENDRY, John

Service Number: 4729
Enlisted: 19 October 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: North Shields, Northumberland, England, 1897
Home Town: Peterhead, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: LeFevres Peninsula School
Occupation: Boilermaker
Died: Killed in Action, Villers-Bretonneux, France, 18 July 1918
Cemetery: Adelaide Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux
Plot 1, Row C, Grave 8
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4729, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4729, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4729, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 9 years

Son of John Hendry and Emma Hendry of Peterhead, South Australia

Medals: British War Medal. Victory Medal