Henry Victor HEDGER

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HEDGER, Henry Victor

Service Number: 6125
Enlisted: 16 April 1915, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Last Unit: 1st Australian Army Service Corps Company
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 24 May 1894
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney High School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of Illness (malaria), Alexandria, Egypt, 25 November 1918, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6125, 5th Infantry Brigade Train, Sydney, New South Wales
2 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6125, 5th Infantry Brigade Train, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6125, 5th Infantry Brigade Train, HMAT Medic, Sydney
16 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 5th Infantry Brigade Train, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
1 Oct 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, Camel Corps
4 Dec 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, Camel Corps
25 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Company Sergeant Major, SN 6125, 1st Australian Army Service Corps Company

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Biography

"HEDGER.— Died of malarial fever, in Palestine, Company Sergeant-major Henry Victor Hedger (Anzac), enlisted March, 1915, died November 25, 1918, aged 23 years, the dearly loved youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Hedger, of Spofforth-street, Cremorne.

Loved by all who knew him and died as God willed it — a hero. Inserted by his sorrowing parents, sisters, and brothers." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 05 Dec 1918 (nla.gov.au)

 

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