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James HENNESSY

Regimental number3165
Place of birthKerang Vic
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrazier
AddressBena, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, Hugh Hennessy, Balvornie, Bena, Victoria
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Coomoora State School No 836 Roll of Honor, Victoria.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3176 Lance Corporal David HENNESSY, 13th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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