James Walton HENRY

Regimental number42844
OccupationRailway porter
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Henry, Leith Street, North Invercargill
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 23rd Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT Ruapehu on 14 March 1917
Final rankPrivate
Final unit2nd Battalion, Otago Infantry Regiment
FateDied of wounds 2 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 1 (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No 8), Somme, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Invercargill (Eastern) Cemetery. Parents: James and Barbara A. Henry, Invercargill
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 57, p. 14

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