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Horton Joseph Barraclough JENNISON

Regimental number1696
Date of birth30 January 1898
Place of birthFiji
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressAberdeen, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr James Christopher Jennison, Maitland, South Australia
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Other details

Father was a Methodist missionary. Horton arrived in Australia around the age of twelve, and lived in Tasmania.

Private Jennison was a Bugler in the 50th Battalion. He left training camp in Egypt aboard the RMAT 'Arcadia' for France. Disembarked Marseilles, 12 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 12 August 1916; served near Ypres between 9-22 October 1916; and in January 1917 on the Somme.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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Miscellaneous detailsName recorded as "Barrowclough" on Embarkation Roll; correct spelling: "Barraclough"
Date of death8 October 1967
Place of burialBurra Cemetery, South Australia

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