HENRY, William James
(Service number 3/168)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||25 December 1887||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||15 Ellice Street, Wellington|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||George Folkes HENRY (father), 23 Symonds Street, Auckland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Main Body|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||New Zealand Medical Corps|
|Date||16 October 1914|
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|Date||6 September 1950||Age||62 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Rangititi|
|New Zealand Memorials|
William James HENRY (Bill) was the older son of George Folkes HENRY and Caroline Sibthorpe née STAPLES. He was born at Timaru on 25 December 1887. His younger brother Edward Sibthorpe HENRY died of wounds in 1918. Bill Henry was the "man with Simpson's donkey".
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [09 March 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [09 March 2016]; Portrait image (Army Museum; permission 06/03/2016) [09 September 2016]
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