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Vernon William DENNIS

Regimental number175
Place of birthDerby England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressPerth, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Dennis, King Street, Perth, Tasmania
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Sergeant
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 433 Pte Roderick George DENNIS, 12th Bn, killed in action, 2 May 1915; Cousin: 223 Corporal Audley Bernard Clifford DENNIS, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 4 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 May 1956
Age at death60
Place of burialPerth Cemetery, Tasmania

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