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Lieut Edward Ellis Henty
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Birth: Dec. 4, 1887
Hamilton
Victoria, Australia
Death: Aug. 7, 1915
Gallipoli
Canakkale, Turkey

Son of Walter Thomas Henty. Husband of Florence Grace Henty of The Caves, Hamilton, Vic. Edward enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 21 September 1914 and embarked from Melbourne for Egypt with the 8th Light Horse on 25 February 1915 per HMAT "Star of Victoria" (A16). In mid May his unit was sent without their horses to Gallipolli to serve as infantry reinforcements. On 7 August 1915, the 8th Light Horse formed the first two waves for the ill-fated charge at The Nek. Of the three hundred men who staged the charge, twelve officers and 142 men were killed with a further four officers and seventy-seven men wounded.

8th Australian Light Horse, Australian Army
 
 
Burial:
Ari Burnu Cemetery, Anzac Cove
Gallipoli
Canakkale, Turkey
Plot: A.14.
 
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Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
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