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Bertram Hewitt JENKINS

Regimental number3161
Place of birthSwansea, England
SchoolWesleyan School West Cantlepool
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressOngerup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Jenkins, Brooklands, 69 Hutton's Avenue, West Hartlepool, Durham, England
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block Q, Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 20), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Elizabeth Lily JENKINS; husband of Daisy E. JENKINS, 31 Highfield Street, Market Harborough, England. Native of Cardiff, Wales~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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