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Regimental number894
Place of birthOakleigh Victoria
SchoolOakleigh, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs Tilly Fenning, Henry Street, Oakleigh
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 8 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of injury.
FateSuicide 23 March 1919
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death25
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 292), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Matlida FENNING. Native of Northcote, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNil

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