Henry Douglas WYNTER

WYNTER, Henry Douglas

Service Numbers: Officer, NP9856 (QX6150) (QP20005), QX6150
Enlisted: 26 April 1916
Last Rank: Lieutenant General
Last Unit: HQ Infantry Base Depot Army Service Corps
Born: Gin Gin, Queensland, Australia, 5 June 1886
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Maryborough Grammar School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Army Officer
Died: Uremia & Hypertension, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia, 7 February 1945, aged 58 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Apr 1916: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Major, SN Officer, 11th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
18 May 1916: Involvement Major, 11th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
18 May 1916: Embarked Major, 11th Infantry Brigade Headquarters, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney

World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN NP9856 (QX6150) (QP20005)
6 Jul 1941: Involvement Lieutenant General
6 Jul 1941: Discharged Australian Army (Post WW2), Lieutenant General, SN QX6150, HQ Infantry Base Depot Army Service Corps

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Henry Douglas WYNTER was born in Gin Gin, Queensland on 5th June 1886

His parents were Henry Philip Walter WYNTER & Maria Louisa MAUNSELL who mrried on 1st December, 1871 in Manning River, NSW

He married Ethel May WHITE on 5th September, 1913

He served in both WW1 & WW2 (see links for futher details of his service)

Henry died of Illness (Uremia & Hypertension) in Heidelberg, Victoria on 7th February, 1945 and is buried in the Springvale War Cemetery

 

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