|Place of birth||Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales|
|School||Public School, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Carlton, Hampstead Road, Petersham, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, E F Jentsch, Carlton, Hampstead Road, Petersham, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/20/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||53rd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France|
|Age at death from cemetery records||22|
|Place of burial||Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No 5), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Ernest Felix and Alice Elizabeth JENTSCH, Hampstead Road, Petersham, New South Wales|
|Family/military connections||Cousin: 2499 Pte Harold George ALMON, 47th Bn, killed in action, 8 June 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength 53rd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.
Promoted Corporal, Ismailia, 8 May 1916.
Promoted Lance Sergeant, Canal Zone, 22 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 June 1916.
Killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Translation of a German report, 27 October 1919: 'Identification Number handed over by 6th N.O.A.O.K. through Central Office for Deceased Estates, 12/10/16. Australian Soldier E. A. Jentsch, Identification Disc 3331, 53rd Battalion, fell 19/7/16 in the neighbourhood of Fromelles.'
Report received from Australian Red Cross, Wounded and Missing Enquiry Bureau, 15 October 1920: 'Jentsch, E. A. 3331. 53. A.I.F. Fell 19.7.16 near Fromelles[.] Final German Death List, S'.
Red Cross File No 1440110: 'The above name appeared on German death list dated 4-11-16.'
Statement, 3571 Corporal L. PERRY, B Company, 53rd Bn (patient, 1st London General Hospital, Camberwell, England), 30 March 1917: 'I saw Jentsch on Juy 19th at dusk with his head blown off.'
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalOriginally listed as 'No Known Grave' and commemorated at V.C. Corner (Panel No 7), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles; subsequently (2010) identified, and interred in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery, France.
|Miscellaneous details||Father's address subsequently 20 Searl Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales (noted 27 July 1922).|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, JENTSCH Ernest Augustus
Red Cross File No 1440110