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John Thomas JENNINGS

Regimental number69
Place of birthNew North Road, Islington, London
SchoolProtestant School
Other trainingClerk for Messrs Ryelands, Woodott, Cheapside, London.
Age on arrival in Australia32
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs T Jennings, 63 Charlotte Street Kings Cross, London, Eng1and
Previous military serviceDuke of Cornwalls L.T. serving 3 years in South African War
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Headquarters
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDuke of Cornwalls gained game in South African War went to Australia in SS Thermistoscles. Buried Alexandria Grave No 1594
FateDied of wounds 16 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death16 September 1915
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 213), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Williams and Lavinia JENNINGS
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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