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Philip McKENNA

Regimental number213
Place of birthTaradale Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressTarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, Alex B McKenna, Campbelltown, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Altered from Distinguished Conduct Medal)

Recommendation date: 8 April 1918

FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 March 1946
Place of burialPreston Cemetery

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