|Place of birth||Inverell, New South Wales|
|Address||Vivian Street, Inverell, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs M Watling, Vivian Street, Inverell, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of 'temporarily tobacco heart')|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Inverell, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||33rd Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/50/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Age at death from cemetery records||21|
|Place of burial||St. Edith Churchyard, Haverstock, Wiltshire, England|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Frederick and Annie KENNEDY|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 4 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 9 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 16 September 1916; joined 2nd Bn, in the field, Belgium, 22 September 1916.
Wounded in action, 31 October 1916 (gun shot wound, left thigh); admitted to 23rd General Hospital, Etaples, 2 November 1916; transferred to England, 12 November 1916, and admitted to 1st London General Hospital (shrapnel wound, thigh); discharged on furlough, 22 February 1917; marched into Command Depot, Perham Downs, from furlough, 9 March 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 20 June 1917.
Admitted to 40th Stationary Hospital, Harfleur, 25 June 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin); transferred to No 4 Convalescent Depot, Havre, 3 July 1917 (bronchitis); discharged to Base Depot, Havre, 10 July 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 30 July 1917.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 22 September 1917; admitted to 6th Field Ambulance, 23 September 1917 (not yet diagnosed: buried by shell), and transferred to 10th Casualty Clearing Station; to NZ Stationary Hospital, Wisques, 29 September 1917; to No 3 General Hospital, Calais, 2 October 1917 (shell shock); to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 20 October 1917; to Base Depot, Havre, 25 October 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 4 November 1917.
Wounded in action (third occasion), 22 June 1918 (shrapnel wound, left thigh, arm and back), and admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to 83rd General Hospital, Boulogne, 24 June 1918; to England, 2 July 1918, and admitted to Military Hospital, Shorncliffe; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 12 August 1918; to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 16 August 1918; discharged on furlough, 31 August 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, 14 September 1918.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Fovant, 19 September 1918 (old wound: seriously ill).
Died of wounds (gun shot wound, head: old wound), 23 September 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KENNEDY Frederick Donald James|