Private Henry Charles Pryor

Service number VX13723
Birth Date 1914-09-07
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Nhill
Death Date 1941-04-12
Death Place Greece
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Army
Unit 2/8th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945

Private Henry Charles Pryor enlisted to the Second Australian Imperial Force on 30 April 1940. After a period of training at Balcombe Camp, Victoria, he served with 2/8 Australian Infantry Battalion in Palestine, Egypt and Libya. Alongside the rest of his battalion, Private Pryor was engaged in heavy fighting at Tobruk, Libya in early 1941. In early April 1941, he and his unit were deployed to Greece. Private Pryor was killed in action in Greece on 12 April 1941. He is commemorated at the Athens Memorial, Greece.


  • Roll of Honour:

    2/8th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Second World War, 1939-1945


Date of birth 07 September 1914
Date of enlistment 30 April 1940
Date of death 12 April 1941