James Reginald HENTY

HENTY, James Reginald

Service Numbers: 564, Officer
Enlisted: 8 May 1902, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 6th Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse
Born: Packenham, Vic., 1872
Home Town: Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Packenham Park, Packenham, Vic., 17 February 1929, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Privately Cremated
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Corporal, 564, Victorian Citizen Bushmen
1 Oct 1899: Involvement Lieutenant, 6th Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse

World War 1 Service

8 May 1902: Enlisted Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents, Lieutenant, Officer, 6th Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse, Melbourne, Vic.

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

So of Thomas and Lucy HENTY, Carlingford, Shoolra Road, Elsternwick, Vic.

The death occurred on February 17 of Mr. James Reginald Henty, of Pakenham Park (V.). Mr. Henty, who was in his 58th year, was a son of Mr.  Thomas  Henty, a former member of the Legislative Council, and the youngest son of Mr. James Henty, who led the original Henty expedition to Australia. He  fought in the Boer War, in which he gained commissioned rank. A few years ago he went on a big game shooting expedition to Central Africa. At the time of his death he was a member of the Berwick Council as a justice of the peace; he sat on the Pakenham bench.  Messres T. Norman Henty and P guy Henty, brothers are in business in Launceston.

HENTY.—On the 17th February, at Pakenham Park, Pakenham, James Reginald Henty, aged 57 years.

HENTY.—The Friends of the late Mr. JAMES REGINALD HENTY are informed that his ashes will be buried at Pakenham on Sunday next, the 24th February.
The funeral is appointed to leave his late residence, Pakenham Park, at 3 p.m., for the special burial-place.