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Henry Charles JENKINS

Regimental number1727
Place of birthAlbert Park, South Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolBangor State School, Tasmania
Other trainingBlack smithing
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressLower Turners Marsh via Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Jenkins, Lower Turners Marsh via Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed three years in 12th ASR
Enlistment date16 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 April 1916
Place of death or woundingBois Grenier, near Armentieres, France
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 5), La Chapelle d'Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Harriett Jane JENKINS, Lower Turners Marsh, Tasmania. Native of Albert Park, Victoria
Family/military connectionsHenry Jenkins 3rd AIG (Father), Robert Edward Jenkins 51st Bn (Uncle), Thomas R Mills 4th Light Horse (Cousin)

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