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Alfred KENTISH

Regimental number4813
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDriver
AddressYoung Street, Lambton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, W R Kentish, Young Street, Lambton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets, Area 15A.
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of fate 19th to 20th
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 10), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Joined 54th Bn, Ferry Post, 20 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 19/20 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KENTISH Alfred

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