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Edward Martin JENSZ

Regimental number3171
Place of birthJeparit, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressMurtoa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.9
Height5' 8.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Henry Jensz, Cromie Street, Murtoa, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Discharge date26 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 6 September 1919 (with wife and mother-in-law); discharged (medically unfit: trench fever), 26 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JENSZ Edward Martin

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