William RENNIE

RENNIE, William

Service Number: 274
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kinell, Arboath, Forfarshire, Scotlan, 1889
Home Town: Carapook, Glenelg, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Memorials: Carapook State School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 274, 24th Infantry Battalion
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 274, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

RENNIE : William RENNIE 1889-1958, born Kinell, Arboath, Forfarshire, Scotland, the son of Jemima WILSON, adopted by James RENNIE & Jemima WILSON after their 1891 marriage. William was a step-brother and NOK to Nicoll RENNIE whose address was given as Carapook when he enlisted in WW1 in 1914. William also enlisted in the AIF, served at Gallipoli, the Somme & Flanders. Named on Carapook WW1 Honour Roll as wounded (leg amputated in France. He returned to Scotaland after being discharged as an invalid, married raised a family, was a dairy farmer, and died in Scotland.
Employed by HODGETTS Bros. at Carapook

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