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William Leo TRENERRY

Regimental number422
Place of birthQueanbeyan New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressCommercial Bank, Manilla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Trenerry, Commercial Bank, Manilla, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
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Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He displayed great courage and determination in the handling of his machine guns under heavy fire, and repelled several enemy attacks.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 September 1975

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