Harold St Clair HENSTRIDGE

HENSTRIDGE, Harold St Clair

Service Number: 3766
Enlisted: 14 August 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Machine Gun Company
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 2 May 1887
Home Town: Norwood (SA), South Australia
Schooling: Flinders Street Public School, Hayward's College, and Way College, South Australia
Occupation: Adveritsing Executive
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 20 September 1917, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium
Plot 1V, Row C, Grave 4 Headstone inscription reads: Leaving widow and three children his duty done, Hooge Crater Cemetery, Passchendaele, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide St John's Anglican Church Memorial Tablet, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Snowtown & District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

14 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3766, 10th Infantry Battalion
29 Oct 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 3rd Machine Gun Company, From 10th Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 3766, 3rd Machine Gun Company

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry Henstridge and Mary Anne Henstridge nee Sherwood of Adelaide, SA. Brother of Evelyn Maria Henstridge, Edith Mary Henstridge, Osborne Sherwood Henstridge, Jessie Isabelle Henstridge, Alfred Charles Henstridge, Ivy Muriel Henstridge and Leslie Francis Henstridge

Husband of Violet Phoebe Constance Henstridge nee Fiveash of Richmond Road, Westbourne Park, SA formerly of 28 Glyde Street, Norwood,SA. Harold and Violet were married on 25 October 1909 in St John Church, Adelaide

Father of Kevin Fiveash Henstridge, Bobbie Karen Esme Henstridge and Betty Romola Isabel Henstridge

 Apprenticed to Vardon & Pritchard of Adelaide, SA

Medals: 191-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal