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Henry Frank Carne


2nd Machine Gun Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Nigra Italica
  • Planted By: Miss G. Evans
  • Plaque: 3859

Additional Info

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Born in White Hills, Bendigo, Victoria and a Salesman by trade, Henry Frank Carne was 28 years and single when enlisted on the 3rd of July 1915 in the 23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 2352. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS 'Osterley' on the 29th of September 1915. Mustered as Driver on the 31st of July1916; re-mustered as Private on the 1st of April 1917. On the 21st of April 1917 and the 2nd of July 1917 admitted to hospital sick; transferred to England, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, suffering with Pyrexia of unknown origin. Embarked for return to Australia per Hospital Transport A34 'Persic' illness being specified as Debility on the 21st of December 1917 and Disembarked on the 12th of February 1918 and discharged on the 27th of May 1918 as permanently Unfit. Tree No. 3859

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour