Heritage > HERROD Henry Reginald: 1896 -1917 ANZAC
Avenue of honour Upper YarraThe Upper Yarra Museum has initiated a project to recreate a Memorial avenue of trees dedicated to the WW1 fallen from the old Upper Yarra Shire. The reformed avenue is to be planted along the old railway line, now the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail by Anzac Day 2015.

12.10.1917 Lilydale Express

12.10.1917 Lilydale Express

Henry Reginald HERROD

Henry R HERROD was born in 1896 Barkstead, Daylesford. Henry listed the local Yarra Junction chemist Mr Hirt for further reference. He was a bush worker for Cuming Smith, Britannia Creek.
718 Private Henry R HERROD, was wounded twice at Gallipoli, KIA Belgium 11.7.1917 aged 21
Poppy lestweforgetFamily name HERROD
Given names Henry Reginald
Born 1896 Barkstead, Daylesford
Occupation at Enlistment Labourer
Enlisted 18.9.1915
Age at Enlistment 19
Service Number 718
Next of Kin Mother Elizabeth J Herrod c/ Cuming Smith, Yarra Junction, father late John Herrod.
Embarkation Details HMAT A38 Ulysses 22.12.1914.
Nominal Roll Nominal Roll
Rank on Nominal roll Private
Unit on nominal roll 4th Pioneer Battalion
Fate Killed in Action
Australian War Memorial -Rolls Of Honour Panel 174, Australian War Memorial Canberra
Roll of Honour name projection
Henry Reginald Herrod’s name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory.
Date of Death 11.7.1917 aged 21
Commemoration Plot 5 Row F, Strand Military Cemetery, Belgium
War Service First World War
Medals Victory Medal.
British war Medal.
1914/15 Star Medal.
Memorial scroll.
Memorial plaque.
Where the Australians Rest
AIF Data Base HERROD Henry Reginald
Local Rolls of Honour Wesburn Honour RollCUMING SMITH ROLL OF HONOR


West Warburton District Roll of Honor


Political Labor Council Honor Roll, Shire Hall Yarra Junction 1918

  • HERROD. J.
Local Memorial Yarra Junction FALLEN Cenotaph


Family & early life

Henry was born to John and Elizabeth Herrod in Daylesford, lived in Cuming Smith, Britannia Creek via Yarra Junction.

He had 2 sisters Vida and Alvie, his mother was a widower and she moved to Atherton, Fitzroy.

Military service

ENLISTED: Private in the 14th Battalion, he was transferred to the 4th Pioneer Battalion,

Twice wounded Gallipoli, KIA Belgium

Family / Military Connections

He had 2 sisters Vida and Alvie, his mother was a widower and she moved to Atherton, Fitzroy.


Commemorating the Fallen – Yarra Junction Cenotaph – The Great War 1914 – 1919 [Paperback] Bob Sutherland

Britannia Creek, A P Winzenried, APW Productions Melbourne, 1986.