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Gomer John JENKINS

Regimental number1866
Date of birth23 February 1895
Place of birthGrace Plains, South Australia
SchoolMallala Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressClifton Street, Extension, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Emily Jenkins, Clifton Extension, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1866A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France (contracted trench fever; invalided to various hospitals; recovered and rejoined unit). Arrived back in Australia, 24 June 1919.

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