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Harry Togamah JENKINS

Regimental number2488
Place of birthEsperance, Western Australia
SchoolEsperance State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressEsperance, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, H J Jenkins, Gibson's Soak, Esperance, Western Australia
Previous military serviceHe fought on Gallipoli, at the evacuation, did duty on the Suez and fought in Cacy battle in France until he fell.
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPrivate Leslie Jenkins, Qld cousin; Private Arthur Taylor, WA, cousin.
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 18), Ecoust-St. Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
80
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Joseph and Sara JENKINS, Gibson's Soak, Esperance, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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