William (Bill) JENSEN

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JENSEN, William

Service Number: PA/V/35
Enlisted: 5 July 1941, Port Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Able Seaman
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Blyth, SA, 27 March 1923
Home Town: Port Lincoln, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: SA Railways
Died: Killed in Service, Lost at sea near Timor - HMAS Armidale sunk in action, 8 December 1942, aged 19 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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Memorials: Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Cummins War Memorial, HMAS Armidale Memorial, Penong Community Hall Honour Roll WW2, Penong Honour Roll WW2, Port Lincoln Enlistments Honor Roll WW2
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World War 2 Service

5 Jul 1941: Involvement SN PA/V/35
5 Jul 1941: Enlisted Port Adelaide, SA
5 Jul 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN PA/V/35
5 Jul 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN PA/V/35
Date unknown: Involvement
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN PA/V/35

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William Laurence Jensen and Jean Jensen, of Port Lincoln, South Australia.