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Regimental number1183
Place of birthLaura, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.9
Height5' 4.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Jenkins, Laura, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember for 15 months, Laura Rifle Club.
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Discharge date31 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boonah', 5 April 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 31 January 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death not attributed to War Service.
Date of death10 July 1939
Age at death44
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (6 41 W), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, JENKINS Philip

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