Henry Joseph DEE

47th Infantry Battalion, A.I.F.

Private, Regimental No: 2419.

Killed in Action , 30 September 1917, Polygon Wood, Belgium.







Biographical Details

Born: 11 November 1891 at St. Lawrence, QLD, Australia.

Father: William Henry DEE

Mother: Annie FRITZ.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: ?

Occupation: Storeman.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 25 March 1916 at Mackay, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on 19 September 1916 with 47th  Battalion,

5th  Reinforcements at Brisbane, QLD on Ship H.M.A.T. A49 "Seang Choon".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on

30 September  1917 while serving with

47th  Battalion at Polygon Wood, Belgium at the age of 25 years.

Burial place or Memorial: No known grave.

Next of Kin:  Father, William Henry Dee,  Walkerston via Mackay, QLD.

Religion: Roman Catholic.


Commemorative Details


Panel 143, Australian War Memorial;

The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium Panel No: 23;

Mackay Cenotaph;

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board;

Walkerston-Palms Honour Board;

Walkerston Memorial Gates.

Other Sources/Acknowledgements:

North Queensland Register, 14 January 1918.


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