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Edward Edwin JENNINGS

Regimental number4839
Place of birth62 Hotham Street, West Ham, also listed as Spring Street, Old Ford, London, England
SchoolCarpenters Road Council School, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Edward Jennings, 42 Biggestaffe Road, Stradford, England
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Edward Edwin Jennings on NR
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
73
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Ada JENNINGS, 42 Biggerstaffe Road, Stratford, London, England. Native of Middlesex, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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