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John Hollie HENNESSY

Regimental number5181
Place of birthOrroroo South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressOrroroo, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Hennessy, Orroroo, South Australia
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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