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James Francis LENNON

Regimental number12
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolKogarah Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address49 Hugo Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Lennon, 49 Hugo Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in 28th Bn, Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date23 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Themistocles on 19 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 25), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emily LENNON, 35 Wentworth Street, Glebe, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6833 Pte John LENNON, 17th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 July 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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