Alfred Henderson

First Name: 
Alfred
Last Name: 
Henderson
Date of Birth: 
Friday, December 29, 1893
Mother's Name: 
Christina Henderson nee Blackwood
Father's Name: 
John Henderson
Date Enlisted: 
Sunday, January 9, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
30th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
1914/1915 Star
Date of Death: 
Wednesday, May 30, 1945
Place of Death: 
Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW
Details: 

Alfred Henderson (Service no 2945) was born in Kiama, NSW.

At the time of enlistment in Kiama, NSW, Alfred was single, 22 years of age and employed as a baker.  He enlisted just a few days after his half brother, John Henderson (Service no 5120).

Alfred embarked on HMAT A71 - Nestor with the 30th Battalion,  6th Reinforcements on 9 April 1916.  He arrived in England on 14 May 1916 and joined the 30th Battalion in France on 26 October 1916.   He was delayed in arriving in France due to illness.  Alfred was admitted to hospital with frostbite on 13 March 1917 and spent some time in hospital.

Alfred was repatriated to Australia in December 1918 due to Trench Fever and medically discharged on 28 March 1919.

Alfred died in Sydney in 1945.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, HENDERSON A 2945

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