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Herbert James JENNINGS

Regimental number5628
Place of birthBrighton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address97 Manningtree Road, Glenferrie, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ada C Jennings, 80 Hellier Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date9 August 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 25 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 10 November 1916.

Admitted to Parkhouse Hospital, 7 December 1916; discharged to duty, 6 February 1917.

Marched in to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 14 April 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Miltiades', 4 May 1917; discharged, 9 August 1917 (defective eyesight).

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death23 May 1933

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