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William Charles JENKINS

Regimental number1330
Place of birthMinyip, Victoria
SchoolBurreres
Other trainingServed in Citizien Forces
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBurrereo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Jenkins, Burrereo via Minyip, Victoria
Previous military service73rd Infantry
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularLance Corporal Francis B Hewitt, brother in law
FateDied of wounds 10 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHavre, France
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSte. Marie Cemetery (Division 62, Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 4), Le Havre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth Ellen JENKINS, Minyip, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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