Henry Franklyn was the son of W. H. and H. J. Franklyn, of 9 Windsor Rd., Inglewood, Taranaki, New Zealand.
Embarked Wellington, 19 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 March 1917; marched in to 2nd Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, Sling Camp, 28 March 1917.
Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, Codford, and posted to 11th Company, 24 April 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 27 May 1917.
Wounded in action, 4 October 1917; admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 5 October 1917 (shrapnel wound, back); transferred to 2nd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 5 October 1917; to 16th General Hospital, Le Treport, 6 October 1917.
Died of wounds, 19 October 1917.
Parents: W.H. & H.J. Franklyn, 9 Windsor Road, Inglewood, Taranaki AWMM