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Thomas William David JENKINS

Regimental number585
Place of birthWalworth, London
SchoolParagon Boarding School, New Kent Road, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
Address92 Lucy Road, Bermondsey, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Jenkins, 92 Lucy Road, Bermondsey, England
Enlistment date1 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 2), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: T.D. and Emily JENKINS, 92 Lucey Road, Bermondsey, London, England

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