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Bernard John FENNESSY

Regimental number7617
Place of birthMaryborough Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShop assistant
Address349 Lygon Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Patrick Fennessy, Inoggra Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Light Horse Brigade, 1st Signal Troop - 16th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Date of death2 February 1960
Place of burialBrighton General Cemetery

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