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John Henry FENSOM

Regimental number13395
Date of birth9 May 1880
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressJunction Terrace, Ipswich Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Maud Ellen Fensom, Junction Terrace, Ipswich Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date21 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAuxiliary Mechanical Transport Company 3, Section 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/113/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Motor Transport Section
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Ellen FENSOM. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 October 1940
Age at death60
Place of burialSouth Brisbane Cemetery, Queensland

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