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William Hurford JENKIN

Regimental number3495
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Fremantle State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, H H Jenkin, 11 Tenth Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 July 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be William Harford Jenkin on NR
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 14), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hurford Henry and Eliza Jane JENKIN, 11 Tenth Avenue, Marylands, Western Australia. Native of Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother of Henry Wilkes Jenkin who was killed in action in France 3 September 1916

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