The AIF Project

Alexander KENNEDY

Regimental number1561
Place of birthMiners Rest Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlumber
AddressMiners Rest, Ballarat, Victoria
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinA Kennedy, Miner's Rest, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date1 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot III, row B, Grave No. 16), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John KENNEDY, Miner's Rest, Victoria

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