William John Thomas JENNER


JENNER, William John Thomas

Service Number: 2055
Enlisted: 1 October 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Beltana, South Australia , 23 July 1891
Home Town: Alberton, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Port Adelaide Model School; Howards College, South Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, France, 25 April 1918, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Adelaide Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux
Adelaide Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide The 50th Battalion Commemorative Cross, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Adelaide St Paul's Church Memorial Alcove
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World War 1 Service

1 Oct 1915: Enlisted
7 Feb 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2055, 32nd Infantry Battalion
7 Feb 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2055, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Adelaide
25 Apr 1918: Involvement Private, SN 2055, 50th Infantry Battalion

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*Jenner, William John Thomas. 2055, Private 3/32nd Battalion.
Born 23 July 1891, Puttapa Gap, via Beltana, S.A. Enlisted Adelaide 2 October 1915. Labourer 24 years, single – Address: Coburg Road, Alberton S.A. Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916. N.O.K. (Mother) Mrs. Sarah Jenner, Alberton, South Australia. Served Egypt and France. Killed in action 25 April 1918
at Villers-Bretonneux, France, aged 26. Buried at Adelaide Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, France. Brother: 4201 Pte. James Alfred Charles JENNER, 50th Bn., Returned to Australia, 12 May 1919. Note: Name on Beltana Honor Roll.

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