Nugent, Henry James (195)

Place of Birth: Walkerville, SA

Age: 34 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 17 September 1914 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 195            view online service record

Address:
108 Albert Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
E Nugent (mother)
108 Albert Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Thursday, 25 February 1915
Ship: HMAT Star of Victoria A16
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment

Fate:
RTA: Sunday, 11 November 1917
Discharged: Friday, 1 March 1918

Awards: MC


Extracts from a letter Henry sent to his mother were published in the Standard comparing the camp at Mena with the one at the Heliopolis racecourse.

1915 ‘Impressions of Heliopolis Camp.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 10 July, p. 2, viewed 30 June, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91166931

1915 ‘Port Man Describes Charge into Wall of Bullets.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 30 October, p. 1, viewed 2 October, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91167313

H Nugent was listed on the Swimming Club Roll of Honour, 25 November 1916.

1916 ‘ROLL OF HONOR.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 25 November, p. 2. , viewed 04 Nov 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91164781

1917 ‘LIGHT HORSE.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 24 March, p. 2. , viewed 01 Mar 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88366097

Comments

  1. Brian Membrey says

    Previously served during the Boer War as 37, Trooper, Midland Mounted Rifles (South Africa), noted as from Port Melbourne and a Trooper with the Commander in Chief’s Bodyguard

    Nugent also served in WW2, 3 Garrison Battalion, listed as in Albert Park with next of kin a wife, Annie. Born Walkerville, South Australia (shown as Henry George), he died at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital in 1955 at 75 years.

  2. Brian Membrey says

    IMAGE : GALLANT SOLDIER AND FOOTBALLER (1917, June 6). Winner (Melbourne, Vic. : 1914 – 1917), p. 8. Retrieved July 26, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article154544662

    “FOOTBALL MATCH AT ROMANI Lieutenant Harry J. Nugent, formerly Victorian League football umpire, BRAVE FOOTBALLERS (1917, June 6). Winner (Melbourne, Vic. : 1914 – 1917), p. 8. Retrieved July 26, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article154544661

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