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James Robert KENNEDY

Regimental number6327
Place of birthFossway, Greenhill
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressEast Metcalfe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Kennedy, Hodgkinson Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date30 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of disease 26 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 213), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
102
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Jane KENNEDY, Hodgkinson Street, Bendigo
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1604 Pte Hugh KENNEDY, 4th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 1 April 1919; [322] Lt Thomas Henry KENNEDY, 38th Bn, killed in action, 15 April 1918; Sister: Staff Nurse Jean KENNEDY, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 4 January 1919.

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