Roy Vernon JENKIN

Regimental number156
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
SchoolBoy's State School, Charters Towers, Queensland
Other training2010 Pte R.V. Jenkin 2nd Infantry Battalion Australian Naval and Military Expedition Force. Disbandment of Corps 17 September 1914. (Discharge held)
OccupationCarpenter's assistant
AddressRailway Estate, Townsville , Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinNorman Chas Jenkin, c/o Mrs H Letster, Railway Estate Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of sun stroke 30 January 1915
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPort Said War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. II), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Isabella JENKIN. Native of Charters Towers, Queensland