Henry Walter PROCTOR


PROCTOR, Henry Walter

Service Numbers: 3709, 3709A
Enlisted: 27 June 1917, Brisbane
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia, 2 August 1894
Home Town: Lithgow, Lithgow, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Wounds, France, 18 July 1918, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme
Plot IV, Row A, Grave 13
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lithgow War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 Jun 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3709, 47th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane
2 Aug 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3709, 47th Infantry Battalion
2 Aug 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3709, 47th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Sydney
18 Jul 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3709A, 25th Infantry Battalion, Died of Wounds

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

 Henry Walter PROCTOR was born in Mudgee, New South Wales on 2nd August, 1894

His parents were Henry PROCTOR & Charlotte J. MASON who married in Sydney in 1889

Henry served under the name of PROCTOR & also MASON which was his Mothers maiden name

He had 3 enlistment records - one stating he was born in Auckland, New Zealand and the others in Mudgee, NSW - his birth was registered in NSW in 1895

He died of wounds on 18th July, 1918 and is buried in Crouy British Cemetery