Second Lieutenant William Jenkin

Second Lieutenant William Jenkin
Source: Australian War Memorial

First year at Wesley 1907
Personal information Cousin of Trevor Richards (OW1948)
Date enlisted 20/06/1915
Unit enlisted 7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcements
Service details Killed at Purbricks Sap on the Bapaume Road; blown up by his own bomb; buried where killed. Also Bean Vol III p785 and Austin's 7th Battalion history. Same action as Kozminsky death
Date of death 19/08/1916 - 24 years of age
Unit details 7th Battalion
Cemetery/Memorial place Villers–Bretonneux Memorial
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