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William John Thomas JENNER

Regimental number2055
Date of birth23 July 1891
Place of birthPuttapa Gap, Beltana, South Australia
SchoolPort Adelaide Model School; Howards College, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCoburg Road, Alberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Jenner, Alberton, South Australia
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row N, Grave No. 18), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah JENNER, Coburg Road, Alberton, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4201 Pte James Alfred Charles JENNER, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France

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