Henry (Harry) ATTWOOD

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ATTWOOD, Henry

Service Number: 2551
Enlisted: 15 July 1915, Bendigo, Vic.
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, 1882
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Sydney Flat and Eaglehawk State Schools, Victoria, and St Andrews College, Bendigo, Victoria
Occupation: Accountant
Died: Killed in action, Menin Road, Belgium, 20 September 1917
Cemetery: Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Ypres
Grave I. G. 48.
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World War 1 Service

15 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2551, 7th Infantry Battalion, Bendigo, Vic.
26 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2551, 7th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
26 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2551, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
20 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2551, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
1 Feb 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 7th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
25 Feb 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 7th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 2551, 7th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
1 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 7th Infantry Battalion, France
10 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 7th Infantry Battalion, France
14 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 2551, 7th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm
28 Mar 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 7th Infantry Battalion, England
25 Apr 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 5th Infantry Battalion, France
4 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 5th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second)
20 Jul 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 7th Infantry Battalion, Belgium
20 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 7th Infantry Battalion, Menin Road
20 Sep 1917: Involvement Second Lieutenant, 7th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 35 and the son of James and Amelia Lucy Attwood.