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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Jennings, George William (2637)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 20 years 9 months

Enlistment Details: Friday, 11 June 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2637            view online service record

169 Drummond Street
Carlton, VIC

Next of Kin:
H A Jennings (father)
169 Drummond Street
Carlton, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Thursday, 26 August 1915
Ship: HMAT Anchises A68
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion – 8th Reinforcements

KIA: Wednesday, 19 July 1916
Place: France

Private, 6 Infantry, later 15 Australian Machine Gun Company, killed in action 19 July, 1916, France, aged 21, commemorated Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix.

Parents: Henry A JENNINGS, mother (late), step-mother Mrs Rose JENNINGS, born Port Melbourne. He enlisted as a 20-year-old letter carrier with his father in Carlton. No circular was returned to identify where he was educated, but his Attestation shows four-and-a-half years service with the Citizen’s Forces in the Carlton area.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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