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Regimental number9599
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMaster mariner
Address32 Jeffery Street, Kirribilli Point, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.10
Height5' 8"
Weight172 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Kennedy, 32 Jeffery Street, Kirribilli Point, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 17, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date24 November 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, England

Commenced return to Australia from England on board NZHS 'Marama', 31 August 1916; discharged (medically unfit: neurasthenia), 24 November 1916.

Medal: British War Medal

Death not attributed to War Service.
Date of death12/12/1017
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, KENNEDY William

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