Henry William JURY


JURY, Henry William

Service Number: 625
Enlisted: 9 September 1914, Mansfield, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Bonnie Doon, Victoria, 1892
Home Town: Ancona, Mansfield, Victoria
Schooling: Ancona State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 28 November 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row C, Grave 1
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 625, Mansfield, Victoria
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 625, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 625, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Barunga, Melbourne
28 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 625, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Henry and Mary Agnes Jury of Ancona, Victoria

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

PRIVATE HENRY WILLIAM JURY, 4th Light Horse (killed in action), was the third son of Mr. Harry Jury , mining manager grazier, of Ancona, Bonnie Doon, and a very old resident of that part. Private Jury was 23 years of age, and was one of the first to volunteer leaving for the seat of war in December last. Previous to the war he had been engaged in farm work. Two of his brothers have served at Gallipoli.