Edward JENNER

JENNER, Edward

Service Numbers: 66, 4145
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Carlton, Victoria, Australia , 27 September 1866
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Carlton Grammar School
Occupation: Station Hand
Memorials: Prospect St Cuthbert's Church Honour Board
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Trooper, SN 66, 2nd South Australian Mounted Rifles

World War 1 Service

17 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4145, 11th Infantry Battalion
17 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4145, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

Previosly served three years New South Wales Infantry, ten years Carlton Grammar School Cadets.

In WW1, put his age back to enlist with 11th Battalion AIF

Later promoted Sergeant and served with 51st Battalion AIF.