|Place of birth||Joyce's Creek, via Newstead, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, George Jenken, Nyah, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||57th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||24|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 13), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Mark and Jane JENKIN. Native of Joyce's Creek, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 30 August 1915.
Admitted to hospital, 30 November 1915 (shock); disembarked Malta and admitted to St Elmo Hospital, 4 December 1915; discharged, 5 January 1916; transferred to Bornu for Active Service, 25 January 1916; rejoined unit, 21 February 1916.
To hospital, Moascar, 9 March 1916; admitted to No 5 Field Ambulance, Canal Zone, 11 March 1916 (mumps); transferred to New Zealand Auxiliary Hospital, Moascar, 16 March 1916.
Taken on strength of 58th Bn, Ferry Post, 4 April 1916.
Transferred to 57th Bn, Ferry Post, 4 April 1916; taken on strength of 57th Bn, Ferry Post, 4 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Posted missing, 21 July 1916.
List of Effects received from Germany, 19 September 1916.
Now, 28 October 1916, reported 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 1430613: 'Prisoner of war. Died 19-7-16. Personal effects. Cert. by - German List dated 13-9-16.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, JENKIN George Ernest
Red Cross File No 1430613