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William KENNY

Regimental number1932
Place of birthOaklands, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressOaklands, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kenny, Oaklands, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Annie KENNY
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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