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Joseph Leonard HENNERTY

Regimental number5332
Place of birthWindsor, Victoria
SchoolState School, Perth, W.A.
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStoreman
Address5 Blencowe Street, West Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Hennerty, 5 Blencowe Street, West Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWorked as an Ironmonger before the start of the War.
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death28.6
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row B, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
79
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Helen HENNERTY, 9 Blencowe Street, Ledderville, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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