|Place of birth||Bordertown, South Australia|
|School||Glenthompson State School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||21.4|
|Next of kin||Father, Henry Kent, Glenthompson, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil (living in Exempt Area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)|
|Place of enlistment||Hamilton, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||39th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||22|
|Place of burial||Tyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row F, Grave No. 18), Passchendaele, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Henry and Ellen KENT, Strathmore, Glenthompson, Victoria. Native of South Australia|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 28 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 11 September 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 23 November 1916.
Admitted to 7th General Hospital, St Omer, 21 December 1916 (mumps); discharged to Base Depot, 11 January 1917; rejoined 39th Bn, in the field, 14 January 1917.
Admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 26 July 1917 (cardiac debility); transferred to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 29 July 1917; rejoined Bn from hospital, 9 August 1917.
Reported missing in action, 12 October 1917.
Now, 25 February 1918, reported killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Burial reported by 50th DBO, 10 February 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KENT Alvin Astley|