Edmund William JENYNS MiD

JENYNS, Edmund William

Service Numbers: 349, 7180, NGX350, NG2017
Enlisted: 14 April 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit
Born: Beaudesert, Queensland, 7 September 1893
Home Town: Tamborine Mountain, Scenic Rim, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter/Commercial agent
Died: Natural causes, Brisbane, Queensland, 24 December 1960, aged 67 years
Cemetery: Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium
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World War 1 Service

14 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 349, Brisbane, Queensland
24 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 349, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 349, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Brisbane
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 349, 26th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
12 May 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 349, 26th Infantry Battalion
29 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 349, 26th Infantry Battalion, Pozières, 2nd occasion - Shell wound (head and right thigh)
29 May 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 349, 26th Infantry Battalion
21 Dec 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 7180, 26th Infantry Battalion, Sydney, New South Wales
2 Mar 1918: Embarked Sergeant, SN 7180, 26th Infantry Battalion, SS Ormonde, Sydney
2 Mar 1918: Involvement Sergeant, SN 7180, 26th Infantry Battalion
3 Jun 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Sergeant, 49th Infantry Battalion
11 Sep 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Sergeant, 26th Infantry Battalion
6 Jan 1919: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 26th Infantry Battalion
6 Apr 1919: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 26th Infantry Battalion
29 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 26th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

8 Dec 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (AMF) - WW2, SN NGX350, Wau, PNG
3 Jun 1943: Involvement Australian Military Forces (AMF) - WW2, Major, SN NG2017, New Guinea Volunteer Rifles
1 Dec 1945: Discharged 2nd AIF WW 2, Major, SN NGX350, Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit

Logan Village Museum

Edmund was born on 07 September 1893 at Beaudesert, Queensland and died on 24 December 1960. He was cremated at Mt Thompson, Brisbane.

His parents were Joshua and Sarah (nee Barnes).

Edmund married Daphne Doreen Batten Bielby.

Edmund was recommended for the Military Medal but awarded "mentioned in despatches" on the 17th September 1917.

He is listed in the Logan Village Museum Honour Roll for WW1 as he was from a Jimboomba Pioneer family.

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