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George Andrew JENKIN

Regimental number4526
Place of birthBroomfield, Victoria
Place of birthCambrian Hill, Victoria
SchoolBroomfield State School, Victoria
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressCambrian Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr A Jenkin, Cambrian Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1916
Place of death or woundingNo Mans Land, France
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Emily JENKIN, Magpie, Sebastopol, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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