William Harold KENNEY


KENNEY, William Harold

Service Number: 3353
Enlisted: 24 February 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Field Ambulance
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Jackeroo
Died: Died of wounds - gunshot wound to the abdomen, At sea on board HS Sudan, 10 October 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Panel 69
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

24 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3353, 6th Field Ambulance, Enlisted at Melbourne
4 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3353, 6th Field Ambulance, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
4 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3353, 6th Field Ambulance, HMAT Ajana, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William E. and Lily Kenney of 'Lyndon', 32 Gray Street, St Kilda, Victoria. Brother of Arthur Ralph Kenney who was killed in action on 19 July 1916 while serving with the 58th Battalion

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal