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Edward Walter McKERNAN

Regimental number6059
Place of birthBunbury Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoatman
AddressBunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John McKernan, White Road, Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds whilst a Prisoner of War 13 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialValenciennes Communal Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
80
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and May Agnes MCKERNAN, Stirling Street, Bunbury, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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