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William Leonard JENKIN

Regimental number3854
Date of birth3 August 1890
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
SchoolBroken Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionSalvation Army
AddressWolfram Lane, off Sulphide Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Olive Mabel Jenkin, Wolfram Lane, off Sulphide Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Discharge date6 June 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Gassed, Villers-Bretonneux, 25 April 1917; invalided to Amiens Hospital; recovered and returned to duty. Arrived back in Australia, June 1919.
Date of death5 September 1977

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