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Christopher JENKIN

Regimental number1937
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolClonbanane State School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressClonbinane via Wandong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Christopher Jenkin, Clonbinane via Wandong, Victoria
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christopher and Sarah JENKIN, clonbinane, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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