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William Walter JENKINS

Regimental number603
Place of birthQueenstown South Australia
SchoolAlberton State School, SA
ReligionProtestant
OccupationLabourer
AddressNew Street, Queenstown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Jenkins, New Street, Queenstown, South Australia
Enlistment date22 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot IX, Row H, Grave No. 3), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emma Selina JENKINS, New Street, Queenstown, South Australia

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