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William Alfred Heath JENKINS

Regimental number32522
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolBrunswick West State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPainter
AddressMead Street, Peterhead, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, T Jenkins, Victoria Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Signalling Corps in Victoria.
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name23rd Howitzer Brigade, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Trench Mortar Battery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularCousin: Frank SUTTIE, killed in the South African War.
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death28
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 14), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Frances Mary JENKINS. Native of Brunswick, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: 124 Lance Corporal Walter Rodney KINGHORN, 4th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, Beersheba, 31 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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