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George KENNEDY

Regimental number1025
Place of birthIvanhoe New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressIvanhoe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs M. Kennedy, Ivanhoe, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A65 Clan Mcewen on 28 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Other details

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

He was the highest ranking Aboriginal in the AIF.
Date of death24 April 1952
Age at death69
Place of burialCondobolin Cemetery, New South Wales

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