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Mordecai JENKINS

Regimental number2705
Place of birthNew Tredegar, Monmouth, Wales, England
SchoolElementary School
Other trainingMiner
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Lemeul Jenkins, Newtredgar, Wales
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was with the 4th Div Pioneers when Sir Douglas Haig congratulated them on their good work at Peronne.
FateDied of wounds 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHendecourt, France
Place of burialHancourt British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lemuel and Mary JENKINS

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