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John James JENKINS

Regimental number5854
Place of birthToowoomba, Queensland
SchoolTechnical College, Toowoomba, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationElectrician
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Thomas James Jenkins, Camperdown, Hill Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed as a Sergeant in Cadets, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date6 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of disease 3 February 1917
Place of death or woundingSalisbury Plain
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 174), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas James and Harriet JENKINS, "Camperdown", Hill Street, Toowoomba, Queensland

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