|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 folder: 1 cm|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/671|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Henry, Clarence (Lieutenant)
Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Clarence Henry, 2 Light Horse Regiment, AIF, Queensland & Egypt, 1915-1916. Collection consists of six letters written by Lieutenant Henry to his mother and brother, from training camps, hospitals and the hospital ship Karoola. Lieutenant Henry returned to Australia as medically unfit in April 1916, and died in Brisbane, Qld, on 7 July 1916.
Biographical note: Served with the 2nd Light Horse Regiment, AIF. Died on 7 July 1916 of cerebral thrombosis. Other biographical details concerning him are: patrol officer in Papua; born Matapu, New Zealand; became a school teacher and later went to Papua; joined the AIF on 26 May 1915; age at time of death, 32. Mother's name: Jane Caird Henry. Lieutenant Henry's brother, Rifleman Herbert Matthew Henry, served with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade and died of wounds, 21 September 1916, in France, aged 23.