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Heron H J     Pte    167

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Heron H J     Pte    167    Herbert John             7 Inf Bn    23    Packer    Single    C of E       

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Argyle St, 82   

Next of Kin:    Heron, J T, 82 Argyle St, Moonee Ponds   

Enlisted:    18 Aug 1914      

Embarked:     A20 Hororata 19 Oct 1914

Prior service:    5 AIR, 60 Infantry


Relatives on Active Service:

Heron P Pte 211 brother

Heron S Pte 6344 brother


Mentioned in this publication

Essendon Gazette 22 July 1915 In Hospital in Malta.    His B2455 reveals that he was evacuated from the Peninsula with "mental troubles".  He was subsequently transported to England, but continued to have difficulties, and in 1916 was returned to Australia for discharge.



War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall F-L

“Send off to the Essendon Boys”

Moonee Ponds West State School

Patriotic Concert 1914

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours

Regimental Register



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