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Edward Albert McKENNA

Place of birthUlverstone Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSoft goods manager
Address64 Sutherland Road, Armadale, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M McKenna, 5 Saint James Buildings, William Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name7th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25-30 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 27), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Augusta McKENNA; husband of Elizabeth Mary McKENNA, 3 Harvey Street, Malvern, Victoria. Native of Castlemaine, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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