|Place of birth||Ipswich, Queensland|
|Address||Martin Street, Ipswich, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Daniel Kennedy, Martin Street, Ipswich, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the Australian Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||9th Field Artillery Brigade, 34th Battery|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/36(a)/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 10 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 July 1916.
Appointed Driver with effect from 1 September 1916.
Admitted to hospital, 29 December 1916 (venereal disease); discharged, 10 January 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 13 days.
Found guilty, Larkhill, 28 December 1916, of being absent without leave from midnight, 26 December, to 9.30 pm, 27 December 1916: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited a total of 8 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 30 December 1916.
Transferred to 8th Field Artillery Brigade, 6 January 1917; marched in to Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, 10 January 1917.
Found guilty, Larkhill, of being absent without leave from 10 pm, 28 March, to 9.15 am, 8 April 1917: awarded 12 days' detention, and forfeiture of a total of 24 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 8 August 1917; taken on strength, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, 24 August 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 10 September 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 29 September 1918.
Admitted to 50th Casualty Clearing Station, 4 October 1918, and transferred same day to 1st Stationary Hospital, Rouen; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 8 October 1918; discharged to Base Depot, 1 January 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease [syphilis]: 90 days.
Rejoined unit, in the field, 9 January 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 10 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 31 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 12 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 16 May 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KENNEDY Patrick|