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Vincent James GLENNON

Regimental number7994
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
SchoolXavier college, Kew, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressKingsley Street, Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Rich Glennon, Kingsley Street, Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Bombadier in Citizen Military Forces Field Artillery, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plo9t I, Row F, Grave No. 3), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Annie GLENNON, 16 Kingsley Street, Camberwell, Victoria, Australia. Native of Carlton, Victoria
Family/military connections3 brothers.

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