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James Richard LENNON

Regimental number7628
Place of birthWilpena, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock rider
AddressBeltana, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40.2
Height5' 5.5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinCousin, George Wade, 57 Harrow Road, St Peters, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 14 months in the 4th Contingent, South Africa (Boer War); unit disbanded.
Enlistment date14 May 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameApril 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 8 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Discharge date1 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 22 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 1 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LENNON James Richard

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