24/07/1916- Completed Medical Examination Bunbury WA
25/07/1916- To 79 Depot Blackboy Hill WA as Private
1/08/1916- To 6th Reinforcements 44th Battalion Blackboy Hill
4/09/1916- To 5th Reinforcements 44th Battalion
9/11/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Argyllshire ” bound for England
10/01/1917- Disembarked Devonport England ex Australia to 11th Training Battalion Larkhill Durrington England
30/08/1917- Proceeded Overseas 3rd Australian Division Base Depot Rouelles France ex Southampton
14/09/1917- Taken on Strength 44th Battalion in the field France
4/10/1917- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound Right Thigh )
6/10/1917- Admitted 7th Canadian General Hospital Etaples France ex 3rd Field Ambulance ex 2nd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station
11/10/1917- Transferred to No. 8 Convalescent Depot Cayeux France
2/11/1917- Transferred to 3rd Australian Division Base Depot Rouelles France ex Wounded
17/11/1917- Rejoined 44th Battalion in the field France ex Base Depot
28/03/1918- Reported Missing in Action France
10/09/1918- Court of Enquiry found HENRY to be Killed in Action.

STATEMENTS RE. SOLDIER’S DEATH

5732- KUSER, W.F- ” He was in ” A ” Company and I saw him hit. He called out – Billy, I’m hit. We went back later but could not find his body”.

 

13-  ION, CSM – “He was my runner, killed out of front of our line, at the Front Line “.

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 52496

Victory Medal – No. 51776

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 352520

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Bridgetown WA War Memorial

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 138.