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William James JENKINS

Regimental number5039
Place of birthSt Marys, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCoal miner
AddressMort's Estate, Lithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Jenkins, Mort's Estate, Lithgow, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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