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John Patrick HENNESSY

Regimental number1367
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
Place of birthWest Melbourne
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address71 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W M Hennessy, 71 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWorked as a labourer before the start of the War. Enlisted 24th September, 1914. Wounded at Gallipoli on 8th August, 1915.
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death4 December 1915
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialRaider Pashe Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 15), Constantinople, Asia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: william and Alice HENNESSY, 3 Elm Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsP O W BURIED IN TURKEY. HAIDAR PASHA CEMETERY, CONSTANTINOPLE

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