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Jessie Violet Marion KENNEDY

Place of birthMuttaburra, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMatron
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 2.5"
Weight102 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Kennedy, 'Carringa', Oxley Street, North Ward, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSister
Unit nameAustralian Army Nursing Service
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Morea on 21 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSister
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


'Exception ally meritorious services in connection with the nursing and care of the Sick and Wounded officers and men.'
Recommendation date: 23 January 1917

FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Medals

Royal Red Cross (2nd Class)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

Discharge date24 November 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 22 July 1919 (Duty Nursing Staff); disembarked Sydney, 19 September 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged, Brisbane, 24 November 1919.

Medals: Royal Red Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KENNEDY Jessie Violet Marion

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