Service Number: 1923
Roll Title: Flying Corps (October 1916 – October 1917) Reinforcements and 1 and 2 Special drafts (May 1917)
Date of Embarkation: 4 August 1917
Place of Embarkation: Melbourne
Ship Embarked on: HMAT Themistocles A32
Age: 26 years
Born: 29th September 1891, Kerang, Victoria.
Father: Edwin Stanford Maxwell, Moondah Park, Longreach, Queensland.
Mother: Harriet Lucy (Kempson), Luckham, Officer, Victoria.
Religion: Church of England
Residence: Moondah Park, Longreach, Queensland.
Joined AIF: 16th February 1917
Height: 6 feet, 1/2 inch
Complexion: Fresh, Eyes-Brown, Hair-Brown
On Henry’s application to enlist he was then living at Luckham in Officer. After the war he lived in Queenland.
He returned to Australia on the 6th May 1919 and was discharged on the 16th July 1919.
On the 4th April 1924, Henry received the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.
Queensland Country Life – 22th April 1954
Back to Sheep.
After two years of cattle, Boorama, McKinlay, is going in for sheep. Boorama is owned by Messrs Maxwell and sons, and is managed by Mr G Pearce, who is a McKinlay delegate on the cattle committee of the C and N Graziers Association. Mr Pearce, who has been three years on the property came from Cunnamulla.
Henry died on the 17th June 1964 and was cremated on the 19th June 1964 at Mt Thompson Crematorium, Queensland.