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John Sydney KENNEDY

Regimental number3307
Place of birthForth, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressForth, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Kennedy, Forth, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 September 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 13 December 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 7023 Sapper Gilbert Morgan KENNEDY, 3rd Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919; 7755 Pte Leo Joseph KENNEDY, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 April 1918.
Other details

Did not embarked.

Declared an illegal absentee ('deserter'), 15 March 1916.

Medals: no entitlement
SourcesNAA: B2455, KENNEDY John Sydney

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