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Kenneth Colin ANDERSON

Regimental number421
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Broken Hill Public School, New South wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStoreman
AddressVera Street, Ellendale, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.8
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Anderson, Vera Street, Ellendale, Port Pirie, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets; transferred to the 81st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTilloy British Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 23), Tilloy-Les-Moffleines, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
145
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Mary ANDERSON. Native of Broken Hill, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON Kenneth Colin
Red Cross File No 00907031

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