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Robert James JENKINS

Regimental number3571
Place of birthChacewater, Cornwall, England
SchoolRedruth College, Cornwall, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionProtestant
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W H Jenkins, Chacewater, Cornwall, England
Enlistment date7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried at Dernancourt
FateDied of wounds 7 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: W.J. and Hannah JENKINS. Native of Chacewater, Cornwell, England

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