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Jack Reginald KENYON

Regimental number845
Date of birth1 May 1891
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMyrtle Street, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Suzanna Kenyon, Myrtle Street, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date19 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date25 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 12228 Gunner Harold Lancelot KENYON, 1st Divisional Artillery Headquarters, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919; 846 Lance Corporal Roy Stephen KENYON MM, 27th Bn, killed in action, 29 August 1918.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium. Wounded, Pozieres, July 1916; invalided to Kitchener's Hospital, Brighton. Arrived back in Australia, 25 May 1919.
Date of death7 May 1944
Age at death53
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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