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Edward Joseph KERNAN

Date of birth1892
Place of birthPascoe Vale, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressPascoe Vale, via Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Kernan, Pascoe Vale, via Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date7 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name5th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row B, Grave No. 8), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked in HMAT 'Ballarat'; torpedoed, 20 April 1917.

Died of wounds at 10th Casualty Clearing Station, France.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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