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Regimental number277
Place of birthCothville, Mitcham, South Australia
SchoolChristian Brothers College School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationContractor's overseer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Hennessy, Arthur Street, Unley, South Australia
Previous military serviceTrainee A.N.F. Second Lieut and later First Lieut, D.O. 52/14.
Enlistment date19 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWorked as a building contractor before the start of the War. Died of illness.
FateDied of disease 23 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19.9

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