David Ernest KENTISH

KENTISH, David Ernest

Service Number: 5119
Enlisted: 1 February 1916, Bendigo, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Pompapiel, Victoria, 7 July 1887
Home Town: Pompapiel, Loddon, Victoria
Schooling: Pompapiel State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 12 July 1918, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
Borre British Cemetery, Hazebrouck, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Calivil Football Club Honor Roll, Finley War Memorial, Jerilderie War Memorial, Mitiamo Pompapiel North State School No 2623 Roll of Honour, Piangil War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 5119, Bendigo, Victoria
1 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 5119, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '8' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Suffolk embarkation_ship_number: A23 public_note: ''
1 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 5119, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Melbourne
26 Oct 1917: Wounded Private, 5119, 6th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Passchendaele , GSW (leg)
12 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 5119, 6th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

David Ernest KENTISH was born on 7th July, 1887 in Pompepiel, Victoria

His parents were Henry Horwood KENTISH and Susanna TWELFTREE