Topic: AIF - 1B - 3 LHR
3rd LHR, AIF
3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment
Roll of Honour
Henry Dundas Bashfield
Henry Dundas Bashfield's name on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial
Henry Dundas Bashfield
Service number: 1387
Rank: Trooper [Tpr]
Unit: 3rd Australian Light Horse
Date of death: 24 April 1917
Cause of death: Died of wounds
Cemetery or memorial details: EGYPT 2 Kantara War Memorial Cemetery
War Grave Register notes: BASHFIELD, Tpr. Henry Dundas, 1387. 3rd Australian Light Horse. Died of wounds 24th April, 1917. Age 25. Son of James and Martha Mildred Bashfield. Native of Tasmania. D. 42.
Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.
A brief military biography of Henry Dundas Bashfield from The AIF Project:
|Place of birth||Dundas, Tasmania|
|School||State School, Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Rose and Crown Hotel, Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, Andrew J. Bashfield, Rose and Crown Hotel, Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Enlistment date||26 July 1915|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||TPR|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/8/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Died of wounds 24 April 1917|
|Place of death or wounding||Gaza, Palestine|
|Age at death||25|
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||Kantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 42), Egypt|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Martha BASHFIELD. Native of Tasmania|
|Other details|| |
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine
Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 13 November 1915.
Embarked Mudros, 4 December 1915; disembarked Alexandria, Egypt, 4 December 1915.
Absorbed into 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 29 December 1915.
To hospital, Romani, 25 June 1916 (sick); admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 27 June 1916 (sunstroke); transferred to 31st General Hospital, Port Said, 29 June 1916; to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 3 July 1916; to Convalescent Depot, Ras-el-Tin, 6 July 1916; discharged to duty, 31 July 1916; taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel-el-Kebir, 1 August 1916.
Transferred to 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 5 August 1916; taken on strength, Romani, 5 August 1916.
Wounded in action, 19 April 1917; admitted to Anzac Receiving Station, 19 April 1917 (gun shot wound, chest); transferred to 54th Casualty Clearing Station, 19 April 1917; to Hospital Train, 24 April 1917; died of wounds whilst on Hospital Train, 24 April 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BASHFIELD Henry Dundas|
Lest we forget
3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF
Citation: 3rd LHR, Roll of Honour, Henry Dundas Bashfield