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William Alexander KENNEDY

Regimental number33643
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCoachpainter
Address6 Eastern Avenue, Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Louisa S Kennedy, 6 Eastern Avenue, Kensington, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialGwalia Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 5), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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