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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: Henry Beresford
Name: Beresford, Henry Mayo De La Poer
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 1105
Place of Birth: Darwin
Next of Kin: Arthur George de la Poer Beresford ; 217 Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide, S.A.
Biographical notes: Henry Mayo de la Poer Beresford was born on 29 May 1889 in Port Darwin. He was the son of Arthur George de la Poer Beresford and Ellen Stuart Mayo. He married Nathalie Muir, daughter of Robert Muir, on 26 January 1921. He died on 3 January 1948 at age 58. Arthur and his brother, Richard both spent time in the Northern Territory, Richard contested the 1890 election against VL Solomon. Both worked in the mining sector.
Occupation: Land broker
Date of Enlistment: 20-Oct-1914
Age at Enlistment: 25
Place of Enlistment: Morphettville (S.A.)
Unit: 4th Field Ambulance
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Service History: Beresford's unit embarked from Melbourne on board Transport A35 'Berrima' on 22 December 1914. He was badly wounded on 4 May 1915 at Gallipoli while attempting to retrieve a wounded man. He embarked for Australia on 8 October 1915 per 'Suevic'. He arrived in Melbourne on 19 November 1915 and was discharged on 2 December 1915.
Related link: Embarkation Roll - Transport A35 'Berrima'
Service Record
Unit War Diary
Nominal Roll
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Appears in Collections:Returned ANZACs

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