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Ernest Andrew McKENNA

Regimental number1816
Place of birthUlverstone Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressSulphur Creek, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs D McKenna, Sulphur Creek, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


'Work near Polygon Wood on 20 September 1917.'
Recommendation date: "Unspecified

Military Medal


'Work at Broodseinde Ridge on 4 October 1917.'
Recommendation date: Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918

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