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Forename(s): George Frank
Place of Birth: Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
Service No: 1091
Regiment / Corps / Service: Australian Infantry
Battalion / Unit: 'C' Coy 20th Battalion
Division: 2nd Australian Division
Date of Death: 1917-09-20
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: X. C. 11.
CWGC Cemetery: BUTTES NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, POLYGON WOOD
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
George Frank Henson was the son of Allan and Grace Henson, née Mitchell. Allan Henson was born at Keresley, Warwickshire, 12 February 1859 and was the son of John and Mary Henson. In 1881 John and Mary were living at Cross Roads, Yorkshire with their children. Grace Mitchell was born in the Parish of Bingley, Yorkshire and was the daughter of Isaac and Ann Mitchell who in 1881 were also living at Cross Roads.
The wreath laid when the Settle Market Cross was converted to a temporary shrine read: In loving memory of my dear nephew, Sergeant Frank Henson, A.I.F. ('Craven Herald' 15 August 1919).
The image of the cap badge also shows the colour patch of the battalion.
Australian service records: www.naa.gov.au › The collection › Popular research topics › Defence › Service records
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Australian Infantry
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 2nd Australian Division
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