HENRY, David Gordon
(Service number 44374)

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Date 27 September 1880 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Mangatoki, Taranaki
Occupation Blacksmith
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Lexy HENRY (mother), Temuka, South Canterbury
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 24th Reinforcements, F Company
Date 26 April 1917
Transport Pakeha
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Tramway employee


Date 17 October 1931 Age 51 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

David Gordon Henry was the second son of Davis and Alexandrina (Lexy, née Robertson) Henry. D. G. Henry, 44374, Temuka, returned to New Zealand in March 1918 in Draft 149.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [05 February 2017]; Evening Post, 13 March 1918 (Papers Past) [05 February 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [05 February 2017]

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