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John JENNINGS

Regimental number1370
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGlass worker
Address47 Charles Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Jennings, 47 Charles Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 January 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 50), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Anne Hadden JENNINGS, 47 Charles Street, Petersham, New South Wales. Native of Redfern, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 930 Pte George JENNINGS, 17th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 May 1916; 3576 Pte Robert Lewis JENNINGS, 1st Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917; 4831 Pte Walter James JENNINGS, 55th Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916.
Other details

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

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