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Godfrey James Ignatius KENT

Regimental number3731
Date of birth14 May 1899
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
Address7 Prospect Place, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.2
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Patrick Kent, 7 Prospect Place, West Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 March 1917
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Discharge date21 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 14 January 1940; discharged, 16 June 1943, as W243476 Corporal, 10th Garrison Bn.
SourcesNAA: B2455, KENT Godfrey James Ignatius

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