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Arthur John TENNANT

Regimental number7809
Place of birthBrighton, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Height5'9.25"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Tennant, 16 Devonport Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 June 1917
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Charlott TENNANT
Discharge date14 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia', 19 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 27 December 1918, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 14 January 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 February 1925
Age at death48
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, TENNANT Arthur John

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