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Samuel DENNIS

Regimental number5366
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCab driver
AddressForsyth Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.9
Height5' 9.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Dennis, Forsyth Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 December 1915
Place of enlistmentWagga Wagga, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date9 October 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boonah', 21 July 1918; discharged (medically unfit: neurasthenia, melancholia), Sydney, 9 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 May 1963
Age at death67
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9, 4134), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, DENNIS Samuel

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