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Edward James JENKINS

Regimental number7145
Date of birth13 April 1896
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
SchoolMarch Public School, near Orange, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A Jenkins, Oakey Park PO, Lithgow, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed in France (Villers-Bretonneux, Vignacourt, Morlancourt). Wounded, Morlancourt, 15 May 1918. Promoted Lance Corporal, 15 September 1918.
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Age at death57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death14 February 1953
Place of burialBowenfels Cemetery, Lithgow, New South Wales

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