William John KINNISH

Date of birth14 August 1881
Place of birthGeorge Street, Norwood, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThird avenue, St. Peters, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eva Kinnish, Third avenue, St. Peters, South Australia
Enlistment date25 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion


Unit: 43rd Battalion
Promotion date: 3 January 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
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Parents: William and Mary Ann KINNISH
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 September 1940
Age at death59
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Cemetery, New South Wales