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William McKENNA

Regimental number2851
Place of birthTurners Marsh Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressLilydale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice McKenna, Karoola, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, row B, Grave No. 25), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Alice MCKENNA
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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