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Regimental number1969
Date of birth--/03/1894
Place of birthPetersburg South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressChancery Lane, Glenelg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas John Kernot, Chancery Lane, Glenelg, South Australia
Enlistment date4 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Engineers

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: ENG Div 1
Promotion date: 5 May 1917


Unit: ENG Div 1
Promotion date: 5 August 1917

FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Discharge date20 January 1920
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 529 Driver Edwin Hurd KERNOT, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 28 September 1918; 2182 Pte Jeffrey Matthew KERNOT, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 October 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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