Ernest Augustus JENTSCH

JENTSCH, Ernest Augustus

Service Number: 3331
Enlisted: 29 June 1915, 11th Reinforcements
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Enmore, New South Wales, Australia, 21 August 1893
Home Town: Petersham, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Public School, Petersham, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, France, 19 July 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery
Plot II, Row A, Grave No 5
Memorials: Ashfield Bowling Club Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

29 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3331, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 11th Reinforcements
2 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 3331, 3rd Infantry Battalion
2 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 3331, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
8 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 53rd Infantry Battalion
22 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 53rd Infantry Battalion
19 Jul 1916: Involvement 3331, 53rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by VWM Australia

Originally listed as 'No Known Grave' and commemorated at V.C. Corner (Panel No 7), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles; subsequently (2010) identified, and interred in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery, France.