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Edward Francis LENNON

Regimental number5292
Place of birthArmidale, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressRoslyn, Melrose Street, Croydon Park, Croydon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Lennon, Emmaville, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1917
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
29
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1172 Corporal Joseph Cyril LENNON, 33rd Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917; 5446 Pte Vincent Roy LENNON, 15th Bn returned to Australia, 30 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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