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Kenneth WENDT

Regimental number4630
Place of birthSt. Peters, South Australia
SchoolSt. Peter's College, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStudent
AddressWinchester Street, St Peters, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Wendt, Winchester Street, St Peters, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed as Cadet in Commonwealth Forces.
Enlistment date4 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death18.6
Place of burialVaulx Australian Field Ambulance Cemetery (Row B, Grave 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in North Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Name given on headstone as Kenneth KOEPPEN-WENDT.
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain Alan Koeppen WENDT, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 16 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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