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James Stuart KENNETT

Regimental number6837
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFurniture manufacturer
AddressEast Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby Kate Kennett, 'Charlesmere', Hope Street, East Malvern, Victoria
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF22
Promotion date: 6 June 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: INF22
Promotion date: 9 September 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 22 May 1918

FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 July 1966
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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