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James William KENNETT

Regimental number4848
Place of birthBrunswick Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address365 Moreland Road, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Kennett, 365 Moreland Road, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds whilst a Prisoner of War 17 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialValenciennes Communal Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
142
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth KENNETT; husband of Margaret KENNETT, 65 Whitby Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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